'The volume is of greatest interest to those pursuing issues of the implementation of economics education and its impact at an elementary level on economic understanding and attitudes. Through generally careful statistical analysis it shows what can be done even in a most difficult environment, as well as the constraints on change imposed by Soviet legacies. It is a valuable addition to the literature on economics pedagogy.' - Richard E. Ericson, Slavic Review This comprehensive and impressive volume presents the first book-length, multi-country investigation of reform of economic education in transition economies. Authors from the West and from transition economies describe the major changes in economics content and instruction that occurred in schools and universities throughout nations in Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union from 1989 to 2000.There were several attempts to organize extracurricular economics classes on a commercial basis (meaning that students would pay several ... It also organizes student teams to participate in a US-based stock market game and competition.
|Title||:||Reforming Economics and Economics Teaching in the Transition Economies|
|Author||:||Michael Watts, William B. Walstad|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2002-01-01|