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My Teaching Philosophy

As a first time Graduate Student Instructor this fall, we had to write a teaching philosophy. As I’m getting ready to put materials together for my class this spring, Econ 131: Public Economics by Emmanuel Saez, I took a look … Continue reading

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How to think like an Economist: the Olney method

When writing a lecture on economic modeling and understanding health insurance markets, I’m using a helpful device from Martha Olney of UC Berkeley. She calls it the Olney method of thinking like an economist. The Olney Method Replicate the argument … Continue reading

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