Undergraduate Research in English

Billy Clark, Marcello Giovanelli, Andrea Macrae

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Abstract

Undergraduate research and inquiry-based learning in economics are on the rise. In this chapter we discuss the benefits and costs of undergraduate research and provide examples of good practice. Our analysis shows that economics students are actively engaged in the research process through various curriculum-based and extracurricular learning opportunities. We also observe that research content is more emphasized than research process in economics students' inquiry-based learning. Non-curricular research activities are best described by research-tutored activities according to the Healey model. Using the literature of distinguished economists and similar writing-based activities remains the most popular inquiry-based learning model in economics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Handbook of Undergraduate Research
EditorsHarald Mieg, Elizabeth Ambos, Angela Brew, Judith Lehmann, Dominique Galli
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Chapter33
Pages321-328
ISBN (Print)9781108869508
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2022

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