Education

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Course Text: Principles of Microeconomics

This book by Gregory Mankiw is one of the core texts used in recent years for CDE orientation, and is also a reference text for “Public Economics,” a core course taught in the fall.

Prof. Gibson recommends this podcast episode on teachers and big questions with Raj Chetty

As in any “Conversations with Tyler” podcast episode, this discussion between economists Raj Chetty and Tyler Cowen is wide-ranging, spanning some of Chetty’s work on early childhood development, education, okra, taxes, and more.

The relationship between school-building and conflict in Indonesia (podcast)

In this episode of VoxTalks, Dominic Rohner discusses an investigation into the relationship between Indonesia’s expansion of schools in the nineties and how increased education was related to a reduction in conflict.

Prof. Caprio recommends: The Secret To Success? Having A Big Sister

The Secret To Success? Having A Big Sister A new study by four researchers at the Center for Global development, including two Williams Professors: Jakiela and Ozier, explores the impact of a big sister’s caregiving on a child’s development. Be sure not to miss it! You can read a short summary on the paper at…

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