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SiCKO the Movie

Economics of Healthcare using SiCKO the Movie // Online Debate While exploring the movie and its topics in class, I’ve augmented the …

ECON and USHIST Book Returns

Please bring your books back by Monday, June 6th, at the latest. If you’re in Economics, you may keep your book until …

Econ Exam Review

Make sure to prepare for the Econ Exam. Here’s a link to the public wiki that contains study terms for the final …

Blue Gold: The Discussion

We’re seeing the film Blue Gold in class. Leave your thoughts, comments, concerns, solutions, and insights here. For the assignment, make sure …

Gross Domestic Product UP!

Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annual rate of 1.8% in the first quarter of 2011, according to today’s second …

ECON: Mixed up grades…

The grades for two assignments in ProgressBook had been mixed up due to database errors. The NYT reading on the “Poorest People” …

USHIST: After School Movie Events

There will be showings of two films after school, because I think they’re worthwhile, and valuable for you to see. Both are …

The Pursuit of Happiness

A correlation between well-being and wealth FOR more than 70 years, economists have been fixated with measuring economic ouput. Their chosen measure, gross …

Reading: Crime and Punishment

Here’s the reading due by start of class on Thursday: Crime and Punishment Does crime pay? Why, or why not? What are …