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Instructor Supplements

Instructor supplements are available for each of GDAE's textbooks.

Microeconomics In ContextMicroeconomics in Context:
Instructors using Microeconomics in Context can access supplemental materials, including teaching tips and objectives, chapter review questions, answers to exercises, and web-based exercises. Please e-mail us with your institutional affiliation and the course you teach to request access to these supplements.

The instructor materials for Microeconomics in Context, First Edition are still available from Houghton-Mifflin. Also, download the free Student Study Guides for the First edition, Second Edition, or the Third Edition.

Macroeconomics in ContextMacroeconomics in Context:
A comprehensive Test Bank and Instructor's Resource Manual are available to verified instructors. Please e-mail us with your institutional affiliation and the course you teach to request access to these supplements.

We also provide a free Student Study Guide and a full set of PowerPoint slides with all figures in the First Edition and the Second Edition.


Environmental and Natural Resource EconomicsEnvironmental and Natural Resource Economics:
Instructors using Environmental and Natural Resource Economics can access supplemental materials, including teaching tips and objectives, chapter review questions, answers to exercises, and web-based exercises. The Test Bank includes 20 multiple-choice questions and five essay questions for each chapter. PowerPoint slides of all text figures are also available. Contact us for instructor support materials.

 

For High School Teachers

Introducing Economics: A Critical Guide for Teaching: This guide for high school teachers, written by Mark H. Maier and GDAE Senior Researcher Julie A. Nelson, is designed to help instructors counter the narrowness (and, often, right-wing bias) of many high school economics curriculum materials. Following the outline of a typical high school textbook, it gives a broader view of arguments on topics including consumption, labor, corporations, the environment, and globalization. In addition, the volume includes a history of the development of high school economics, a description of the competing schools of economics, critical commentary on each of the Voluntary National Content Standards for economics, and an annotated guide to the major organizations involved in high school economics teaching. Order from M.E. Sharpe. A companion website is also available at http://introducingeconomics.org/.

 

Working Papers on Teaching

05-05 "Teaching Ecological and Feminist Economics in the Principles Course," June 2005. Neva Goodwin and Julie A. Nelson.

03-02 "Macroeconomics for the Twenty-First Century" March 2003. Neva R. Goodwin

01-05 "Better Principles: New Approaches to Teaching Introductory Economics" Neva R. Goodwin and Jonathan M. Harris, June 2001.

00-06 "Telling Other Stories: Heterodox Critiques of Neoclassical Micro Principles Texts." Steve Cohn, August 2000.

00-02 "Economics in Context: The Need for a New Textbook." Neva R. Goodwin, Oleg I. Ananyin, Frank Ackerman and Thomas E. Weisskopf, February 1997.

 

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