Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics?

The women in economics video series “highlights the ground-breaking and inspiring work of female economists - not only to recognize the important work they’ve done but to also share their inspirational journeys.” Rebeca Gomez Betancourt - Societies for the History of Economics The first 5 minute video is about Elinor Ostrom the first (and only!) woman to have won the Nobel Prize in economics. Ostrom is best known for her work on the tragedy of the commons. A typical example involves wild tuna. No one owns the tuna in the ocean, so anyone is free to fish out as much as they want. This creates an incentive to quickly fish out as much of the tuna as possible, leading to a rapid decrease in the

Visualising trade data

Harvard University's Atlas of Economic Complexity provides a great visualisation of the trade data for most countries. It should make learning about trade both exploratory and fun. Try using it as a 'hook' to get your students in when your are teaching about Australia's trade in Year 9 Economics and Business. You can find a couple of learning activities on the EandB Education blog.

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