ECONOMICS

Criticizing ECON 101

A few weeks ago an article by Dylan Matthews at Vox highlighted rock star economist Raj Chetty’s new course at Harvard. The article drew a lot of attention to the emphasis of theory over empirics in introductory (or “principles” of) economics courses. I have great...

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Sarah Estelle, Ph. D.

Hope College
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Why Econ is for Lovers? Sarah’s work—and this website—isn’t just about her love for econ and a desire to share it, but rather that economics, as a tool of prudence, can help us to facilitate the Good of the other, that is to love well. (This slogan is also a whimsical reference to Sarah’s grad school home in Charlottesville as it echoes Virginia’s classic state tourism motto.)

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