April 2012 Econ2YC Webinar
Webinar: Implications of the economic crisis for teaching introductory economics
Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research
Friday, April 13, 2012
Time - 10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern
Duration - 1 hour. The presentation is 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of discussion.
Format - Online web presentation via phone and Blackboard Collaborate web conference software with questions and answers following.
Registration for this webinar is closed.
Watch the Screencast (MP4 Video 76.4MB Apr13 12) of the event.
Download the PowerPoint Presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 126kB Apr13 12)
About the Author: Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He is frequently cited in economics reporting in major media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, and National Public Radio. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian Unlimited (UK), the Huffington Post, TruthOut, and his blog, Beat the Press, features commentary on economic reporting. His analyses have appeared in many major publications, including the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, the London Financial Times, and the New York Daily News. He received his Ph.D in economics from the University of Michigan.
Webinar Overview: Join Dean Baker for a discussion of the implication of the economic crisis for teaching introductory economics. Do economic principles help us understand what happened? Do we need to change our curriculum?