SGPIA Teaching Assistant’s Article About Economics Goes Viral

Ingrid Kvangraven, Economics PhD student and the teaching assistant for GPIA Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr’s Development Economics course, wrote a blog post for The New School Economic Review that proceeded to go viral. “How to Justify Teaching the Worst of Economics to Non-Economists” highlights the difficulty in balancing mainstream, criticism of mainstream, and alternative theories in one course when many of the students will never take an economics course again. To date it has been shared via social media over 4,000 times.