Curated Teaching Resources

Videos

Richard Koo

Robot Chefs Taking Over China’s Noodle Bars

Bacon Shortage Crisis

 

Articles

When It Comes to Reservations, Time is Money

  • good discussion-starter about elasticity- based pricing, which is becoming more common in many service sectors.

“Minimum wage hike does not kill jobs”

  •  rich for discussing both sides of the minimum wage debate

“How Uber Is Ending The Dirty Dealings Behind Toronto’s Cab Business”

“Under Pressure From Uber, Taxi Medallion Prices Are Plummeting”

  • best examples of creative destruction is the impact of Uber on the taxi industry

Game Theory
The best way to engage students with the abstract, mathematical techniques of game theory

Inequality

“The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education,” American Educator (Spring 2011) (http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/periodicals/Heckman.pdf). You can also show this short video, Personality Creates Productivity and Prosperity, to stimulate discussion – http://www.heckmanequation.org/content/resource/personality-creates-productivity-and-prosperity

Inequality

The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education,” American Educator (Spring 2011)

Video

Personality Creates Productivity and Prosperity, to stimulate discussion