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24/10/2013
Economics students aim to tear up free-market syllabus
Philip Inman, The Guardian

 

28/10/2013
Economics students need to be taught more than neoclassical theory
Zach Ward-Perkins and Joe Earle, The Guardian

 

28/10/2013
Mainstream economics is in denial: the world has changed
Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian

 

29/10/2013
Early Day Motion
Roger Godsiff, Kelvin Hopkins, Ronnie Campbell, Paul Flynne, Alan Meale and John McDonnell, UK Parliament

 

10/11/2013
Economics lecturers accused of clinging to pre-crash fallacies
Philip Inman, The Guardian

 

11/11/2013
University economics teaching to be overhauled
Philip Inman, The Guardian

 

11/11/2013
Dismal science’ seeks fresh thinking after failure in crisis
Claire Jones, FT

 

17/11/2013
Economics explains our world – but economics degrees don’t
Wendy Carlin, The Guardian

 

18/11/2013
Post-Keynesians are staging a comeback
Letter in The Guardian

 

20/11/2013
Orthodox economists have failed their own market test
Seumas Milne, The Guardian

 

21/11/2013
We need economic theories fit for the real world
Letters in The Guardian

 

23/11/2013
Keynes’s new heirs
The Economist

 

30/11/2013
Colleges are teaching economics backwards
Mike Konczal, Washington Post

 

02/01/2014
Reviving the “golden age”
The Economist

 

17/01/2014
The need for a new economics
Marco Schneebalg, Varsity

 

04/03/2014
Campaign for change to economics curriculum advances
Nathaniel Darling, The Cambridge Student

 

29/03/2014
Rebelión en las aulas de económicas
Carlos Fresneda, El Mundo

 

03/04/2014
Economics: a discipline ripe for disruption
Editorial, The Guardian

 

07/04/2014
Why UK universities shouldn’t be hostile to alternative economic models
Maeve Cohen and Catriona Watson, The Guardian

 

02/04/2014
Manchester University move to scrap banking crash module angers students
Philip Inman, The Guardian

 

22/04/2014
A Post-Crash manifesto to rebuild economics
Clare Jones, FT

 

22/04/2014
Manchester students take on economics curriculum in report
Chris Parr, The Times Higher Education

 

25/04/2014
Manchester students man the barricades to overthrow economic orthodoxy
Ben Chu, The Independent

 

16/05/2014
Economics: Change of course
Claire Jones, FT

 

20/05/2014
Angry economics students are naive – and mostly right
John Kay, FT

 

27/08/2014
Rethinking Economics Education How New Core Curriculum Hopes Better Prepare Students
Miles McKenna, World Bank

 

14/09/2014
How to Get it Wrong
Paul Krugman, The New York Times

 

22/09/2014
Universities to Revamp Economics Courses
Claire Jones, FT

 

30/09/2014
Rethinking Economics
Lisa Autz, Breakthru Radio

 

16/10/2014
Reforming Economics: Try The Business School
C.R., The Economist

 

21/10/2014
Breaking the spell of the Tories’ fairytale economics
Dr. Hugh Goodacre, The Guardian

 

24/10/2014
Economics in the Classroom: Letter to the ROB Editor – ‘Economics 101 is no longer cutting it’
Prof. Marc Lavoie, Prof. Mario Seccareccia and Assoc. Prof. Louis-Philippe Rochon, The Globe and Mail

 

28/10/2014
Interest rates can stay low for longer, says Bank of England deputy chief
Katie Allen, Guardian

 

29/10/2014
Monetary policy one year on – speech by Jon Cunliffe
Economic Voice Staff, Economic Voice

 

30/10/2014
Crash test dummies: a call for bold economic reform
Felix Martin, New Statesman

 

13/11/2014
Economics degree course drops 21% in National Student Survey
Chris Parr, Times Higher Education

 

13/11/2014
האוניברסיטה העברית פושטת רגל, אבל כלכלניה ימשיכו להטיף
אלי ציפורי, גלובס

 

16/11/2014
University departments must share the blame
Dr. Hugh Goodacre, FT

 

1/12/2014
Economics’ failure to tackle real-world issues drives women away
Jennifer Rankin, The Observer

 

2/12/2014
Teaching Economics after the Crash
RE Advisor Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian

 

17/12/2014
La Trobe cutting subjects before students finish their degrees
Gary Newman, The Age

 

23/1/2015
Rethinking Economics Waterloo Conference February 7
David Pringle, The Progressive Economics Form

 

11/3/2015
Educate yourself, your professor and your fellow students
Positive Money

 

11/4/2015
Students weigh the value of new economics course
Ferdinando Giugliano, Financial Times

 

11/4/2015
Aim for enlightenment, technicalities can wait
Martin Wolf, Financial Times

 

14/4/2015
Economists Still Think Economics is the Best
Moises Naim, The Atlantic

 

16/4/2015
Bringing economics back into liberal academic life
Hugh Goodacre, Financial Times

 

27/4/2015
Global crash to be included in new economics A-Level
Judith Burns, BBC News

 

28/5/2015
It’s time to seriously rethink how economics is being taught
David Pringle, Maclean’s Magazine

 

12/6/2015
Osborne plan has no basis in economics
Ha-Joon Chang, Thomas Piketty, many more, Guardian

 

16/6/2015
We should all be pluralist now!
Neil Lancastle

 

22/6/2015
Weekly Economics Podcast: Rethinking Economics
RE Trustee Yuan Yang, New Economics Foundation

 

13/8/2015
Good Universities and Bad Economics
Steve Keen, Forbes

 

14/8/2015
Economics jargon promotes a deficit in understanding
James Gingell, The Guardian

 

28/8/2015
Is economics being taught correctly?
BBC World Service

 

12/1/2016
Louise Richardson: educate students to ‘prevent next financial crisis’
David Matthews, Times Higher Education

 

14/1/2016
Why Can’t Economists Be Trusted? Ask an Economist
Victoria Bateman, BloombergView

 

05/2/2016
Are economics degrees fit for purpose?
Peter Day, BBC Business

 

05/2/2016
Economic rebellion
Peter Day, BBC World Service

 

05/2/2016
When economists ignore the human factor, we all pay the price
Timothy Garton Ash, Guardian

 

12/2/2016
Bank of England to launch new graduate programme
Emily Cadman, Financial Times

 

21/2/2016
What ails modern economics?
Pramit Bhattacharya, Mint on Sunday

 

18/3/2016
End the obsession with monetary policy before its too late
George Magnus, Financial Times

 

26/3/2016
Economics degrees still ‘too narrow in focus’
Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

 

25/3/2016
Here’s why economists should be more humble, even when they have great ideas
Henry Farrell, Washington Post

 

13/4/2016
Beyond GDP – is it time to rethink the way we measure economic growth
Ross Chainey, World Economic Forum

 

17/4/2016
The education of an economist
Asad Zaman, Express Tribune

 

18/4/2016
Boom Bust Boom chastises economists, with some help from songs and puppets
The Economist

 

28/04/2016
Has the way universities teach economics changed enough?
Daniel Cullen, The Guardian

 

29/04/2016
University of Glasgow economics lecturer move sparks row
Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

 

09/05/2016
Tax havens have no economic justification, say top economists
Patrick Wintour, The Guardian

17/05/2016
Just What Do You Know About Economics?
Rob Dawson, Money International

 

29/05/2016
We economists must face the plain truth that the referendum showed our failings
Paul Johnson, Institute for Fiscal Studies

06/07/2016
Experts and the referendum: why we need to rethink economics and challenge ‘econocracy’
Cahal Moran, Joe Earle, Zach-Ward Perkins, London School of Economics blog

31/07/2016
Econocracy has split Britain into experts and ordinary people
Cahal Moran, Joe Earle, Zach-Ward Perkins, The Guardian

 

01/08/2016
Business schools must ditch ‘obsolete’ economics in MBAs
John Elmes, Times Higher Education

 

10/08/2016
Brexit vote may show economists ‘not in touch’ with public
John Morgan, Times Higher Education

 

16/08/2016
Economics can learn a lot from other sciences, says Steve Keen
BBC Hard Talk

 

13/09/2016
Why So Few American Economists Are Studying Inequality
Alana Samuels, The Atlantic

 

26/09/2016
Victoria speak to Lauren Laverne
BBC 6 Music (begins 01.05.00)

 

30/09/2016
Crash and learn: should we change the way we teach economics?
David Pilling, FT

 

10/2016
October Newsletter (p.17)
Royal Economic Society (feature by RE staff member Calum Mitchell)

 

01/10/2016
New website aims to help people think like economists
Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

 

04/10/2016
Finance sector should junk the jargon, says Bank analyst
Daniel Thomas, BBC News

 

26/10/16
Economics has a serious gender problem – it needs more women
Victoria Bateman, The Conversation

 

31/10/16
Five reasons you should blame the economics discipline for today’s problems
John T. Harvey, Forbes

 

4/11/16
Does the Economy Really Need to Keep Growing Quite So Much?
Alana Samuels, The Atlantic

 

6/11/16
Economics students going to ask pertinent questions
Times of Malta

 

7/11/16
Rigged: How Mainstream Economics Failed Us All
Lara Merling, The Minskys

 

15/11/16
Why Economics Recovery Requires Rethinking Capitalism
Mariana Mazzucato, Institute for New Economic Thinking

 

17/11/16
Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought
The RE Network, The Guardian

 

7/11/16
Economics teaching ‘far too narrow’, claims new book
Matthew Reisz, The Times

 

17/11/16
Trying to add up the econocracy
Alan Budd, Camden Review

 

21/11/16
Economists need to get into the real world, says Bank of England chief economist
Tim Wallace, The Telegraph

 

22/11/16
What is critical thinking? And do universities really teach it?
Martin Davies, The Conversation

 

25/11/16
Don’t Entrust Economics to the Experts
Mark Buchanan, Bloomberg

 

27/11/16
Best books of 2016 – part 2 (Econocracy)
The Guardian

 

3/12/16
Angriff auf den Ökonomen-Mainstream
Philip Plickert, FAZ (Interview with RE Staff Member Daniel Lapedus)

 

7/12/16
Late night live: The Econocracy (Podcast)
ABC Australia (Interview with RE member and Econocracy Co-author Cahal Moran)

 

7/12/16
Curriculum Reform is Vital if Economics is to Serve Humanity
Institute for New Economic Thinking (Video interview with RE Trustee Joe Earle)

 

14/12/16
Is it time we reclaimed economics from the experts? Why it’s too important to be left to economists
Daily Mail (Video interview with RE Trustee Joe Earle)

 

21/12/16
Our obsession with the economy is destroying the democracy – video
The Guardian (Video with Re Staff member Tree Watson)

 

23/12/16
Economists versus the Economy
Lord Robert Skidelsky, Project Syndicate

 

5/1/17
Chief Economist of Bank of England admits errors in Brexit forecasting
Philip Inman, The Guardian

 

11/1/17
Economics is fundamentally flawed – far worse than the bank realizes
David Spencer (Leeds), The Conversation

 

15/1/16
Ending the Econocracy: The Need for Pluralism in Economics
Brad Voracek, The Minskys

19/1/16
Are we business students served by the one truth?
Dagbladet (with RE member Gunnar Fiksdal)

 

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