I teach a Macroeconomics class on Saturday mornings that has a very international group of students. And it is amazing the questions that they ask.
A few weeks ago I put the class on teams for a little stock market game that will run during the course of the semester. After class, Helen, who comes from
Last week I was teaching about the effect of taxes on welfare (you will recall there is a “dead weight loss”). After class Mohammed, who I hadn’t talked to much, but I guessed was from somewhere in the
So, think about
By the way, this class also has a girl from S. Korea, and a guy from
Finally, I took my bike into the shop yesterday, where I saw a former student of mine who is now at CU. I asked what he was majoring, and he said “Eco”. I said I hoped I was not responsible for that. He said that there is a lot more math involved than I lead him to believe. Oh well, the world can never have too many dismal scientists!