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New Interactive Practice: International Trade with Tariffs

Who gains and who loses from a tariff? This interactive helps students understand changes in consumer and producer surplus due to a tariff.

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LATEST VIDEO:

Josh Angrist: Did You Drive for Uber?

Josh Angrist has worn many hats: MIT professor, ‘Metrics Master, Nobel Laureate, Uber Driver…

You read that right – Josh used to drive for Uber! Find out why in this fun Q&A video, where he explores some lessons learned from his on-the-ground research.

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The Top 5 News Articles & Media by Topic

Check out the best videos, podcasts, and news articles that we have found to teach topics like supply and demand, inflation, and more!

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Play Economics: The Top Five Economics Games (In-Person)

We surveyed economics teachers around the world, and here are their favorite in-person games (e.g., you play them "live" in-class) for economics classes!

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New Assessment Questions!

It’s almost midterm time! Are you ready? Whether you’re looking for ways to gauge students on their knowledge of supply and demand, GDP, or international trade, we have you covered!

Our questions are high quality and only accessible to verified educators. ✅

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NEW VIDEO:

The Demand Curve Shifts

What are the factors that cause the demand curve to shift to the left or to the right? What does it mean when demand shifts? This video looks at real-world examples of some important demand shifters.

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New Interactive Practice: Calculating Inflation

When adjusting for inflation, were Air Jordans actually cheaper back in the day? Have your students practice calculating inflation with real-world examples and rapid feedback.

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Ep. 4: How Will Machine Learning Impact Economics?

This episode is the most heated of the series! While Nobel laureates Josh Angrist and Guido Imbens agree on most topics, they sharply diverge on the potential of machine learning to impact economics. Host Isaiah Andrews steps in to referee the dispute.

(No economists were harmed in the filming of this episode.)

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Ep. 3: How Is Econometrics Changing?

This wide-ranging episode features three of the top minds in econometrics today: Josh Angrist, Guido Imbens, and Isaiah Andrews. Their discussion spans the impact of big tech on economics to a plea for shorter papers (from the editor of Econometrica!).

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Ep. 2: Pushing New Ideas

Josh Angrist and Guido Imbens discuss the initial reaction to the LATE theorem and how they dealt with harsh criticism.

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NEW SERIES: NOBEL CONVERSATIONS

Ep. 1: Research Collaboration Do's and Don'ts

What are the ingredients for a productive research collaboration? Nobel laureates Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens provide insight on how to find a compatible co-author and reflect on their time at Harvard together. John Bates Clark winner Isaiah Andrews hosts.

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New Interactive Practice: Winners and Losers of International Trade

International trade increases total surplus, but not everyone wins. This interactive helps students identify net gains and distributional changes in surplus when a country moves from domestic to international trade.

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New Interactive Practice: Graphing Gains From Trade

Begin with identifying consumer surplus, producer surplus, and total surplus in a domestic market. Then move onto identifying how consumer and producer surplus changes with international trade. 

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LATEST CURRICULUM:

International Trade Unit Plan!

Do you teach high school economics? This free six-day unit covers specialization, comparative advantage, gains from trade, tariffs, and more! It's chock full of engaging videos, hands-on activities, and interactive practice to keep students engaged and learning.  

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NEW VIDEO:

Josh Angrist Nobel Prize Lecture 2021

We were thrilled and honored to help Josh Angrist produce his Nobel Prize lecture on "Empirical Strategies in Economics: Illuminating the Path from Cause to Effect". Congrats to Josh on the big award! 

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