Art of Econ- New Paper in JEFE

Art of Econ

Are you interested in adding some art to your economics class? Do you teach in the K-12 environment and are looking for some classroom projects to engage students? Whatever it is, check out ART of ECON for some great #teachecon ideas! Enjoyed writing this paper with Jadrian Wooten, Darshak Patel, and Kim […]

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Teach Unemployment Using Econ Beats


Are you teaching unemployment types soon? I start my lecture on unemployment today. Teaching types of unemployment can get dry and, at times, feels like you are searching for stories to match the definitions of frictional, structural or cyclical unemployment. I applaud you for trying to bring economics to life. If you […]

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Hip-Hop Econ

I grew up in the 90’s, when music was more than a hot beat and catchy hook. Music was an expression and often communicated social and economic issues. I remember walking down the hallways of my high school carrying my Walkman and a bag pack filled with tapes.  Artist like […]

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Understanding the Omani Labor Market

The collapse in oil prices has been difficult for the Middle East but especially for Oman. While the economic outlook might be a little dark, there is some positivity associated with it. The tight budget requires Oman, Businesses, and Omanis to evaluate their spending and hopefully begin to economize. One area […]

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