Economics

Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part Seven

Alan B Krueger Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part SevenThis is the seventh in an eight-part series of CEE’s Economist Spotlight with Dr. Alan B. Krueger.

Dr. Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Wilson School at Princeton University and former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is the author of the newly published textbook, Explorations in Economics. In this spotlight series, Alan will address topical issues including unemployment benefits, increased job growth, minimum wage legislation, investment in human capital, and more.

The interviews were conducted by 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champions Awardees, Kathleen Brennan and Saji James. Read more…

POSTED: February 27, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: ,

Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part Six

Alan B Krueger Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part SixThis is the sixth in an eight-part series of CEE’s Economist Spotlight with Dr. Alan B. Krueger.

Dr. Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Wilson School at Princeton University and former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is the author of the newly published textbook, Explorations in Economics. In this spotlight series, Alan will address topical issues including unemployment benefits, increased job growth, minimum wage legislation, investment in human capital, and more.

The interviews were conducted by 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champions Awardees, Kathleen Brennan and Saji James. Read more…

POSTED: February 25, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: ,

Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part Five

Alan B Krueger Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part FiveThis is the fifth in an eight-part series of CEE’s Economist Spotlight with Dr. Alan B. Krueger.

Dr. Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Wilson School at Princeton University and former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is the author of the newly published textbook, Explorations in Economics. In this spotlight series, Alan will address topical issues including unemployment benefits, increased job growth, minimum wage legislation, investment in human capital, and more.

The interviews were conducted by 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champions Awardees, Kathleen Brennan and Saji James. Read more…

POSTED: February 20, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: ,

Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part Four

Alan B Krueger Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part FourThis is the fourth in an eight-part series of CEE’s Economist Spotlight with Dr. Alan B. Krueger.

Dr. Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Wilson School at Princeton University and former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is the author of the newly published textbook, Explorations in Economics. In this spotlight series, Alan will address topical issues including unemployment benefits, increased job growth, minimum wage legislation, investment in human capital, and more.

The interviews were conducted by 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champions Awardees, Kathleen Brennan and Saji James. Read more…

POSTED: February 18, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: ,

CEE In The News: Economics Education ‘Moves Sideways’

The Wall Street Journal reports that while more U.S. students are taking personal finance or economics classes than before, many schools have yet to teach either subject. According to CEE’s newly published Survey of the States, high schools in just 24 states offer economics courses, while 22 states have an economics requirement, little changed from the most recent survey two years ago.

POSTED: February 14, 2014 | BY: Morgan Hoey | TAGS: , , , , , ,

Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part Three

Alan B Krueger Economist Spotlight: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, Part ThreeThis is the third in an eight-part series of CEE’s Economist Spotlight with Dr. Alan B. Krueger.

Dr. Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Wilson School at Princeton University and former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is the author of the newly published textbook, Explorations in Economics. In this spotlight series, Alan will address topical issues including unemployment benefits, increased job growth, minimum wage legislation, investment in human capital, and more.

The interviews were conducted by 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Teaching Champions Awardees, Kathleen Brennan and Saji James. Read more…

POSTED: February 13, 2014 | BY: kwilliams | TAGS: ,

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