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On the day before my Economic History exam, I went to my lecturer’s office with one question in mind: ‘Why is this subject not being taught to Economics students?’ After a long discussion on the benefits of integrating courses such as Economic History and Economics of Politics into the Economics degree, the conversation reached its climax. I told my lecturer that I believed economics students, not only in Bath but in the rest of the UK generally, were not being taught different views and perspectives within the subject. This, as I told her, hinders their development of a well-rounded and critical understanding of economics. After I saw her agreeing on most point I made, I simply asked: ‘Then why is the economics programme not being changed?’ Her answer was disconcerting: “Edwin, I agree with you, but unfortunately most of my colleagues don’t.” [Read More]