Edited by Franklin G. Mixon and Richard J. Cebula
Chapter 6: Including short stories in economics courses
AbstractThe chapter discusses how adding short stories to the reading list of traditional economics courses can increase student engagement while providing rich case studies that illuminate the subject matter in ways that textbook readings and news articles do not. Short story readings in the syllabus can (positively) surprise students, connect economic concepts to personal and intense situations and highlight important subtleties that traditional treatments of the topics miss. Student feedback on short story readings suggests that most students find them enjoyable and useful elements of the course.
You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
Elgaronline requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. Please login through your library system or with your personal username and password on the homepage.
Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/ extracts and download selected front matter and introductory chapters for personal use.
Your library may not have purchased all subject areas. If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.