Mixon, F.G., Jr's scientific contributions

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Expert editors add to an important field of research, the economics of entrepreneurship, and explore how institutions influence entrepreneurial behavior. This book provides comprehensive and contemporary insights into the interaction between economic behavior of firms and households, economic freedom, and entrepreneurship, and how it generates an e...
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This innovative book offers targeted strategies for effectively and efficiently teaching economics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It provides professors and other teachers of economics various techniques to engage and retain the interest of students, and challenges them to apply both knowledge and methodological tools to a range of...
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“Expanding Teaching and Learning Horizons in Economic Education” offers 17 richly unique and interesting essays covering many of the subjects that are currently being examined in academic journals of this genre. Divided into three sections - research, pedagogy and information about the economic education profession - this volume offers insights on...

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... In the field of economic education there are numerous articles on how to teach economics more effectively. For example, edited volumes Becker and Watts (2000), Becker et al. (2007), Mixon (2005) and Mixon and Cebula (2009) brim with advice on how economists might improve what they are doing in the classroom. These volumes and the economic education journals are filled with articles on how to teach specific courses differently (e.g., , Coyne and Leeson 2011, and Chamlee-Wright 2011, how to incorporate popular culture (Hall 2007), film clips , and even how to use taste tests to teach about protectionism (Powell 2007). ...
... Such foreign researchers of economic cooperation as P. Teixeira [6], Y. Benkler [7], G.V. Kolodko [8] emphasize importance of tradition, mentality, values and objective historical conditions and their interdependence. R..J Cebula, J.S. Hall, F.G. Mixon, J.E. Payne [9] point to impact of the environment on opportunities for growth and restrictions on the activities of entities in economic sphere. A. Rustichini, C.G. De Young, J. Anderson, S.V. Burks [10] focus on the influence of personal traits and cognitive abilities of an individual on economic activity performance and future economic results. ...