I’m an economics educator and researcher at Penn State University. Since 2014 I have been managing the Economics Media Library and helping educators use media in the classroom to teach economics in a more engaging way. This newsletter includes a collection of interesting applica…
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A look at how Lee Sanderlin's (@LeeOSanderlin) trip to Waffle House fits the story of economics.
There are some moments over the course of the year where I see a news headline and get a little too excited to share the underlying concepts in the sto…
Summer is officially in full swing and minor league baseball is back in action. One of my favorite things to do in the summer is head to our local mino…
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