Economics in a Crisis: A Cautious Approach to Being Relevant

Teaching with the Debt Fixer: An Interactive Online Tool to Manage the National Debt (Settlage & Wollscheid)
April 7, 2021

While this may appear to be a good opportunity to bring real-life examples into the classroom and show how economics applies during a global pandemic, we advocate instead for a more cautious approach. One of the joys of teaching economics is that it can be applied to “everyday life,” but there are some moments in life where caution may be warranted.


Jadrian Wooten and Abdullah Al-Bahrani

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