Tag: economics

Constructing Meaning: Analyzing Economics and Industrial Farming in the context of Capitalism

Constructing Meaning: Analyzing Economics and Industrial Farming in the context of Capitalism

Read the following two pieces of stimulus material and then respond to the accompanying questions in your TOK online Journal.  Read the following re: Economics:  http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/11/nobel-prize-economics-not-science-hubris-disaster Questions:   What WOKs do economists use to construct knowledge?  If their knowledge is unreliable, and they use the above […]

Behavioral Economics

Behavioral Economics

The Human Sciences Area of Knowledge focuses on the social sciences NOT including history.  Behavioral Economics is an excellent discipline to study within this AOK because it is the marriage between psychology and economics, two previously distinct social sciences. Read this primer below from Harvard […]