Case Studies in Applied Economics
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A selection of news articles chosen by Beggs for illustrating basic economic concepts in the classroom. These are organised by publication date and tagged with the relevant concepts and with Beggs' one-line summary. Some entries link to Beggs' own blog posts about the articles.