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@Academia and Public, Berlin: Students as model publics

The transatlantic conference has been moving targets: sociology went first, then economics, then history, today it was political science and international relations. Read more

Professors share their experience with teaching intro economics

In response to the walkout staged by students in the intro economics class at Harvard, the Institute launched the syllabus project, 30 Ways to Teach Economics. Read more

The long - and tedious - road to rankings

To celebrate its 100 years of publishing, the AER published a special issues, whose retrospective part consisted of a list of the 20 most important articles, assembled by a committee which included Kenneth J. Arrow, B. Douglas Bernheim, Martin S. Feldstein, Daniel L. McFadden, James M. Poterba, and Robert M. Solow, and an essay on the history of the AER by Robert A. Margo. Read more