Sunday, March 01, 2009

Undergraduate Economics Sees Popularity Surge

National Public Radio -- At Ohio's Oberlin College, registration in undergrad economics classes is up 25% this year, and the chair of the department says he's never seen anything like it. Host Robert Smith finds a similar surge in the classrooms of American University and across the country. So is undergraduate economics getting sexier? In a word: yes.


At 3/02/2009 9:39 AM, Blogger Don Harrison said...

On the face of it, seems wonderful, a first step on the road towards ending economic illiteracy. But, based on the economics taught at most colleges, will probably do more harm than good.


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