Confusions in Textbooks
Some instructors have reported in the economics education literature that some important concepts are not always explained properly or that some confusions exist in textbooks.
Eyzaguirre et al. (2019) describe typical shortcomings about the role of governments in principles textbooks.
Gross Domestic Product
Wolla (2018) describes the confusions that exist in the presentation of the gross domestic product (GDP) expenditures approach
Dupont and Durham (2020) remind that the invisible hand must be placed in a historical context to make sense. They provide material to approach Adam Smith's invisible hand in the classroom, including experiments.
Substitution and Income Effects
Picault (2016) describes the confusions that exist in the presentation of substitution and income effects