Coverage of the meeting of The Association of German Economists, at which CORE presented. “We cannot yet explain why [CORE] works”, says Bowles, “but it works”. The title is a reference to our unit on property and power, which points out the rights enjoyed by 18th century pirates. Our translation into English.
Coverage of the meeting of The Association of German Economists, at which CORE presented. “The president of the German Association of Economists, Monika Schnitzer, was in awe of the online textbook,” it says, adding that CORE will be “taught at Humboldt University in Berlin by local professor Nikolaus Wolf”. Original article, and our translation into English.
CORE’s Wendy Carlin is one of five “world-class political economists” shortlisted for the New Statesman’s award, given every two years to “the scholar who has succeeded most effectively in disseminating original and critical ideas in political economy to a wider public audience over the preceding two or three years”. The prize is awarded in September.
Alvin Birdi explains CORE’s global programme of teaching workshops: “The aim is to introduce delegates from a range of departments to the ethos of CORE and its distinctive teaching methodology… and to share experiences of teachers and students who have already used CORE in their first year courses.”