Creating a Standards-Based Economics Principles Course
Hansen, W. Lee
Salemi, Michael K.
Siegfried, John J.
America's adult population is economically illiterate. College economics instruction must shoulder some of the blame for this situation. Forty percent of all college graduates take an economics course. Over 95 percent of principles of economics students do not continue on to major in economics, however. For them, introductory economics is a terminal course.