Music is recommended by a variety of instructors to illustrate economics concepts. Some propose to study the lyrics, while others focus on playing music during the lectures. Using music facilitates cognitive engagement
from students and ameliorates the connection to the real-life applications of the economic concepts presented. 

Essay projects and reference list relating song lyrics to introductory economics concepts

Hall, et al. (2008)

Krasnozhon (2013)
Lawson, et al. (2008)

O’Roark, et al. (2018)
Tinari & Khandke (2000)
Rousu (2016)

Rousu (2018)

Rousu & Conrad (2017)

Van Horn & Van Horn (2013)