Do great economists make great teachers? George Stigler as a dissertation supervisor

Craig Freedman*

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Abstract

An examination of George Stigler's teaching career clarifies the requirements for an effective teacher of graduate economics and especially sheds light on the nature of the supervision of doctoral candidates. The heterogeneous composition of graduate students in aggregate means that quite distinct approaches can prove to be equally successful.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-290
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Economic Education
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2003

Keywords

  • Stigler
  • Supervising dissertations
  • Teaching economics

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