Economics

The Teaching Agenda

Smart Title: 

At meetings of economists and of historians, scholars trade ideas on syllabuses, lecture classes, homework, silent students and more.

Economy of Research

Smart Title: 

Caroline Hoxby, an economist at Harvard, answers the call for higher standards in education research.

Help for the Minor Majors

Smart Title: 

Princeton is finding ways to get more students to study what they love, not what everyone else is studying.

Losing Their Edge?

Smart Title: 

Study suggests that Internet may have eliminated link between working at an elite university and doing the best research.

Putting That Science Degree to Work

Smart Title: 

Science and engineering students appreciate their degrees even decades later.

State Funds and Student Success

Smart Title: 

Collision of declining support for public colleges and growth in enrollments negatively affects graduation rates, report warns.

Uncertain Outcome for Accused Harvard Scholar

Smart Title: 

University ends its ethics inquiry into Andrei Shleifer, who was charged with defrauding U.S. But was he punished?

Reaching Out at Hamilton

Smart Title: 

College at center of Ward Churchill debate starts center on freedom and capitalism -- and faces concerns over governance.

The Dismal and Unwelcome Science?

Smart Title: 

Economics group, under fire for spiking job notices explicitly welcoming female or minority applicants, will consider change in policy.

Where the Social Science Jobs Are

Smart Title: 

Sociologists find that their retirement and unemployment rates are up, relative to other disciplines. Political science jobs show uptick.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Economics
Back to Top