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>Forthcoming Publications

Watts, Michael & Christopher, Chineze. Using Art (Paintings, Drawings, and Engravings) to Teach Economics. Journal of Economic Education.

Watts, Michael. New and Enduring Topics and Trends in Economic Education Research. Korean Journal of Economic Education.

Watts, Michael. What Editors Do and Want Us to Know. Experiences of Journal Editors.

Watts, Michael with Becker, William E. & Bosshardt, William(May 2013). Economics Coursework in BA and BS Degrees. American Economic Review.

>Journal Articles

Watts, Michael with Allgood, Sam; Bosshardt, William & van der Klaauw, H. Wilbert (2012). Is Economics Coursework, or Majoring in Economics, Associated with Different Civic Behaviors?. Journal of Economic Education, (43), 248-68.

Watts, Michael with Bosshardt, William & Becker, William E. (2012). How Departments of Economics Evaluate Teaching. Journal of Economic Education, (43), 325-33.

Watts, Michael with Schaur, Georg & Becker, Willam E. (2012). School, Department, and Instructor Determinants of Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Economics Courses. Eastern Economic Journal, , 381-400.

Watts, Michael with Siegfried, John J. & Walstad, William B. (2012). Changing the Landscape of Economic Education: An annual AEA Conference Co-Sponsored by the Journal of Economic Education. Journal of Economic Education, vol. January-March, 1-3.

Watts, Michael (2012). Report of the Committee for Economic Education for 2011. American Economic Review, vol. 102 (2), 691-96.

Watts. M., Allgood, S., Bosshardt, W., & van der Klaauw, H.W (2011). Economics Coursework and the Long-Term Behavior and Experience of College Graduates in Labor Markets and Personal Finance. Economic Inquiry, vol. July, 774-94.

Watts, M., Harter, C. and Becker, W (2011). Time Allocations and Reward Structures for Academic Economists from 1995-2005: Evidence from Three National Surveys. International Review of Economics Education, vol. Autumn-Winter, 6-27.

Watts, Michael with Schaur, Georg (2011). Teaching and Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Economics: A Fourth National Quinquennial Survey. Journal of Economic Education, vol. July-September, 294-309.

Watts, Michael with Miller, Ben (2011). Oh, the Economics You'll Find in Dr. Seuss!. Journal of Economic Education, vol. April-June, 147-67.

Watts, Michael (2011). Report of the Committee for Economic Education for 2010. American Economic Review, vol. 100 (2), 61-68.

Schaur, G. & Watts, M (2010). Not Such Innocents Abroad?. Journal of Economic Education, vol. January-March, 3-14.

Watts, M. & Walstad, William (2010). Economic Education in an International Context. Journal of Economic Education, vol. October-Decembe, 410-12.

Watts, Michael with Guest, Ross (2010). Experimental Economics and Economic Education. International Review of Economics Education, vol. 2, 6-9.

Watts, Michael (2010). Report of the Committee for Economic Education (2009). American Economic Review Review, vol. 100 (2), 699-703.

Watts, M., Schaur, G. & Becker, W. (2008). Assessment Practices and Trends in Undergraduate Economics Courses. American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, , 552-58.

Watts, M. & Bosshardt, W (2008). Undergraduates Students and Coursework in Economics: Results from the Baccalaureate and Beyond Study. Journal of Economic Education, , 198-205.

Watts, M. & Becker, W. (2008). A Little More than Chalk and Talk: Results from a National Survey. Journal of Economic Education, vol. Summer, 273-86.

Watts, M. (2007). A Brief History and Research Review of U.S. Precollege Economic Education. Korean Journal of Economic Education, , Summer, 143-68.

Michael Watts (2006). The Play's the Thing to Help Teach Economics-and the Poem, Short Story, and Novel. Econ-Exchange, vol. 10 (2), 1-5.

Watts, M., & Walstad, W. (2005). Closing an Economic Education Conference in OZ. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 36 (Summer), 306-08.

Watts, M. & Bosshardt, W. (2005). Teachers' Undergraduate Coursework in Economics in the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study. Journal of Economic Educatoin, vol. 36 (Fall), 400-06.

Watts, M., Harter, C., & Becker, W. (2004). Changing Incentives and Time Allocations for Academic Economists: Results From 1995 and 2000 National Surveys. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 35 (Winter), 89-97.

Watts, M., Allgood, S., Bosshardt, W., & van der Klaauw, H. (2004). What Students Remember and Say About College Economics Years Later. American Economic Review, (May), 259-65.

Watts, M. (2004). What the Empirical Research Tells Us About Precollege Economic Education and Developing Economic Education Curriculum and Materials. Continuing Education in Ukraine, (Fall), 13-16, 16-19, 5.

Watts, M. (2003). Is Sexy Economics and Economics Teaching Necessary or Sufficient?. Southern Economic Journal, (July), 214-19, 223-25.

Watts, M. (2002). How Economists Use Literature and Drama. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 33 (Fall), 377-86.

Watts, M., & Kovzik, A. (2001). Reforming Undergraduate Instruction in Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 32 (Winter), 78-92.

Watts, M., & Bosshardt, W. (2001). Comparing Student and Instructor Evaluations of Teaching. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 32 (Winter), 3-17.

Watts, M., Salemi, M., Siegfried, J., Sosin, K., & Walstad, W. (2001). Research in Economic Education: Five New Initiatives. American Economic Review, , 440-45.

Watts, M., & Becker, W. (2001). Teaching Economics at the Start of the 21st Century: Still Chalk and Talk. American Economic Review, , 446-51.

Watts, M., & Becker, W. (2001). Teaching Methods in U.S Undergraduate Economics Courses. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 32, 269-79.

Watts, M., Schug, M., & Buckles, S. (2001). A National Survey of State Assessment Practices in the Social Studies: Results from a National Survey. The Social Studies, , 141-46.

Watts, M., Schug, M., & Buckles, S. (1999). How Well Do the Standards Work Together? An Analysis of the Economic Content of Four National Standards for Social Studies. Children's Social and Economic Education: An International Journal, vol. 2 (3), 145-157.

Watts, M., & Becker, W. (1999). How Departments of Economics Evaluate Teaching. American Economic Review, , 344-49.

Watts, M., Lay, C., & Becker, W. (1999). Who Teaches Using More Than Chalk and Talk?. Eastern Economic Journal, , 343-56.

Watts, M., & Buckles, S. (1998). National Standards in Economics, History, Social Studies, Civics, and Geography: Complementarities, Competition, or Peaceful Coexistence?. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 29, 157-66.

Watts, M. (1998). Who Values Economic Literacy?. The Region, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, , 44-48.

Watts, M., & Harris, R. (1998). What Social Studies Teachers Should Know About the Transition Economies. The Social Studies, , 246-48.

Watts, M. (1998). An American Economic Educator in the Former Soviet Bloc. Economic Awareness, (December), 10-15.

Watts, M., & Buckles, S. (1997). An Appraisal of Economics Content in the History, Civics, Social Studies, and Geography National Standards. American Economic Review, , 254-59.

Watts, M., & Becker, W. (1996). Chalk and Talk: A National Survey on Teaching Undergraduate Economics. American Economic Review, , 448-53.

Watts, M., & McCorkle, S. (1996). Free Riding Indexes for Ukrainian Economics Teachers. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 27, 233-37.

Watts, M., & Becker, W. (1995). Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Economics. Economic Inquiry, , 692-700.

Watts, M., & Bosshardt, W. (1994). Instructor Effects in Economic Education: Panel Data Estimates from Elementary and Middle Schools. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 25, 195-211.

Watts, M., & Meszaros, B. (Eds.) (1993). Economic Education: A Retrospect and Outlook After 45 Years. International Journal of Social Education, , 77-86.

Watts, M., & Highsmith, R. (1992). International Economics in U.S. High Schools: Results From a National Survey. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 23, 291-315.

Watts, M., & Bosshardt, W. (1991). How Instructors Make a Difference: Panel Data Estimates from Principles of Economics Courses. Review of Economics and Statistics, , 336-40.

Watts, M., & Bosshardt, W. (1990). Instructor Effects and Their Determinants in Pre-College Economic Education. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 21, 265-76.

Watts, M. (1989). The Fortune 500 and 'Obscene' Profits. Focus on Economic Issues series, Purdue University Center for Economic Education, .

Watts, M., & Lynch, G. (1989). The Principles Courses Revisited. American Economic Review, , 236-41.

Watts, M., & Smith, R. (1989). Economics in Literature and Drama. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 20, 291-307.

Watts, M. (1989). Social Studies Coordinators and a K-12 Program in Economic Education. Theory and Research in Social Education, , 53-68.

Watts, M. (1989). The Outlook for the Greater Lafayette Economy: 1990. Indiana Business Review, , 10-11.

Watts, M., Brenneke, J., Highsmith, R., Soper, J., & Walstad, W. (1988). A Research and Evaluation Agenda for DEEP and Precollege Economic Education. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 19, 5-13.

Watts, M. (1987). Ideology, Textbooks, and the Teaching of Economics. Theory Into Practice, , 190-97.

Watts, M. (1987). Student Gender and School District Differences Affecting the Stock and Flow of Economic Knowledge. The Review of Economics and Statistics, , 561-66.

Watts, M. (1987). Survey Data on Pre-College Scope-and-Sequence Issues in Economics. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 18, 71-91.

Watts, M., & Troyer, R. (1986). Enduring Constitutional Issues: The Economic Role of Government and Coining Money. The Senior Economist, Joint Council on Economic Education, , 10-12.

Watts, M. (1986). Reviews of Secondary [Economics] Textbooks. Curriculum Review, vol. 26, 24-28.

Watts, M., & Walstad, W. (1985). Teaching Economics in the Schools: A Review of Survey Findings. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 16, 135-46.

Watts, M., & Walstad, W. (1985). Economics Instruction in Our Schools. The Balance Sheet, vol. 66, 11-14.

Watts, M. (1985). A Statewide Assessment of Pre-College Economic Understanding and DEEP. Journal of Economic Education, , 225-37.

Watts, M. (1985). School District Inputs and Biased Estimation of Educational Production Functions. Journal of Economic Education, vol. 16, 281-85.

Watts, M. (1985). Economic Policy and the Lives of Contemplation, Civic Humanism, Collectivism, and Individualism. International Journal of Social Economics, vol. 12 (6/7), 54-67.

Watts, M., & Walstad, W. (1984). A Response to Romanish: Ideological Bias in Secondary Economics Textbooks. Theory and Research in Social Education, vol. 11, 25-35.

Watts, M., & Smith, R. (1983). Teaching Economics? Use Classic Literature. Social Education, vol. 47, 49-51.

Watts, M. (1982). Economic Education Is Working. Indiana School Board Association Journal, vol. 28, 13-14.

Watts, M., & Silvia, J. (1981). Money, Banking and Economic Stabilization Polices. Innovative Ideas in Introductory Economics, vol. 2, 10-13.

Watts, M. (1981). The Non-Rational Domain and the Limits of Economic Analysis: Comment. Southern Economic Journal, vol. 47, 1120-22.

Watts, M. (1981). Reaganomics, A New Look in New Frontiers. The Purdue Alumnus, vol. 69, 5-7, 38.

>Books

Watts, M., Walstad, W., & Rebeck, K. (2007). Test of Understanding in College Economics Examiner's Manual, 4th ed. National Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M. and Walstad. W. (2006). What Works: A Review of Research on Outcomes and Effective Program Delivery in Precollege Economic Education. National Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M., McCorkle, S., Meszaros, B., & Suiter, M. (2003). The Wide World of Trade. National Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M. (2003). The Literary Book of Economics: Economic Concepts, Issues, and Themes in Literature and Drama. ISI Books.

Watts, M., Siegfried, J., Meszaros, B., Smith, R., Walton, G., Wentworth, D., Charkins, J., Highsmith, R., McCreadie, D., & Hanlon, N. (1997). Voluntary National Standards for K-12 Economic Education. National Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M. (1992). What is a Market Economy?. U.S. Information Agency.
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Watts, M. (1992). An Introduction to Microeconomics. Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc..

Watts, M. (1988). Economics: What and When? Scope and Sequence Guidelines. Joint Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M., Walstad, W., Smith, R., & McConnell, C. (1987). Test Bank II and Instructor's Manual. McGraw-Hill Book Company.

Watts, M. (1987). The American Economic System. Laidlaw Brothers of Macmillan, Inc.

Watts, M., & Smith, R. (1982). Investing For Your Future: A Simulation on Economic Forces and the Stock Market. Louisiana Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M., & Smith, R. (1980). Economics in Literature and Drama. LSU Program in Economic Education.

Watts, M., & Smith, R. (1977). Free Enterprise and the American Economy. LSU Program in Economic Education.

>Book (edited)

Watts, M.; Yamaoka, M.; Walstad, W.; Asano, T.; and Abe, S. (2010). Comparative Studies on Economic Education in Asia-Pacific Region. Shumpusha Publishing.

Watts, M., Becker, W., & Becker, S. (2006). Teaching Economics: More Alternatives to Chalk and Talk. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, M., & Walstad, W. (2002). Reforming Economics and Economics Teaching in the Transition Economies: From Marx to Markets in the Classroom. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, M., & Becker W. (1998). Teaching Economics to Undergraduates: Alternatives to Chalk and Talk. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, M., & Smith, R. (1980). Supply-Side Economics. Random House.

>Book Chapters

Colander, D. & McGoldrick, K.M. (2010). Preface, Educating Economists: The Teagle Discussion on Re-evaluating the Undergraduate Economics Major. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, M (2010). Cross-Country Outcomes and Issues from the Cooperative Education and Exchange Program. New York: Council on Economic Education.

M. Watts ; Walstad, W.; and Rebeck, K. (2010). The U.S. Test of Economic Understanding in College Economics: Revisions and Results. Shumpusha Publishing.

Watts, M. and Walstad, W (2010). What Research Tells Us About Teaching Precollege Economics. Routledge: Teaching Economics in Troubled Times: Theory and Practice for Secondary Social Studies.

Michael Watts with Yamoaoka, Michio; Walstad, William; Asano, Tadayoshi; & Shintaro, Abe (2010). Comparative Studies on Economic Education in Asia-Pacific Region. Shumpusha Publishing, Toyko.

Watts, M. (2006). Team Term Papers and Presentations. In Watts, M. & Becker, W. (Ed.), Teaching Ecconomics: More Alternatives to Chalk and Talk (151-69). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, M. (2003). Autobiographical Career Sketch. In M. Blaug, & H. R. Vane (Ed.), Whos Who in Economics (870 - 872). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Watts, M., & Walstad, W. (2000). A Research Agenda in Economic Education for the Transition Economies. In D. Lines (Ed.), Effective Strategies in Economics and Business Education: An International Perspective. Economics and Business Education Association.

Watts, M., Walstad, W., & Bosshardt, W. (1998). The Principles of Economics Textbook: A Content Review and Suggestions on Classroom Usage. In P. Saunders, & W. Walstad (Ed.), Teaching Undergraduate Economics: A Handbook for Instructors (185 - 205). Irwin/McGraw-Hill.

Watts, M., Becker, W., & Walstad, W. (1996). Economic Issues from the Perspective of Economists, Economic Educators, Teachers, and Journalists. In W. Walstad (Ed.), Secondary Economics and Business Education: New Developments in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Other Nations (253-265). Economics and Business Education Association.

Watts, M. (1995). Basic Economic Concepts and Institutions Related to Saving, Investing, Risk, the Stock Market, and Productivity. In Indiana Stock Market Game Advisors Manual. Indiana Council for Economic Education.

Watts, M., Becker, W., & Walstad, W. (1994). A Comparison of the Views of Economists, Economic Educators, Teachers, and Journalists on Economic Issues. In W. Walstad (Ed.), An International Perspective on Economic Education (65-87). Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Watts, M. (1994). Economists' Ideological Conflicts and Consensus on Economic Issues, and Their Implications for Economic Education. In W. Walstad (Ed.), An International Perspective on Economic Education (47-64). Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Watts, M. (1992). The Cases Against Economic Education. In J. S. Brenneke (Ed.), An Economy at Risk: Does Anyone Care? (105-130). Georgia State University Press.

Watts, M. (1991). Research on DEEP: The First 25 Years. In J. C. Soper, & W. Walstad (Ed.), Effective Economic Education in the Schools ( 81-98). National Education Association/Joint Council on Economic Education.

Watts, M., & Walstad W. (1990). The Principles of Economics Textbook: History and Content. In P. Saunders, & W. Walstad (Ed.), The Principles of Economics Course: A Handbook for Instructors (141-60). McGraw-Hill.

Watts, M. (1990). Economics on Wall Street. Indiana Council for Economic Education.

Watts, M. (1987). Diminishing Marginal Utility and Saturation Points. In R. T. Burns, & G. W. Stone (Ed.), Great Ideas for Teaching Economics (226, 108). Scott, Foresman, and Company.

Watts, M. (1986). Empirical Evidence on Economic Literacy in the Schools. In S. Hodkinson, & D. Whitehead (Ed.), Economics Education: Research and Development Issues (196-215). Longman Group.

Watts, M. (1986). Comments on Measuring Economic Attitudes. In S. Hodkinson, & D. Whitehead (Ed.), Economics Education: Research and Development Issues (107-109). Longman Group.

Watts, M. (1985). The Current Status of Economics in the K-12 Curriculum. In M. C. Schug (Ed.), Economics in the School Curriculum (8-20). National Education Association.

Watts, M. (1980). How Indianapolis Teachers Rate the Trade-Offs Film Series. In J. Shea (Ed.), What the Research Is Saying, Agency for Instructional Television Research Report 82 (7-9). Joint Council on Economic Education/Canadian Foundation on Economic Education.

>Book Review

Watts, Michael; edited by Siegfried, John. 2011. Review of "Better Living through Economics", . Reviewed in: Journal of Economic Literature :129-33, .

C. Cullingford and S. Gunn. 2007. Globalisation, Education and Culture Shock, . Reviewed in: Citizenship, Social and Economics Education :7 (3), 218-19, .

Watts, M.. 1989. Review of Econometric Modeling in Economic Education Research, . Reviewed in: Journal of Economic Education :223-27, .

Watts, M. 1981. The Roots of Black Poverty: The Southern Plantation Economy After the Civil War, Jay Mandel. Reviewed in: Review of Social Economy, 39 :90-92, .

Watts, M. 1981. Economic Thought and Social Change, J. Ron Stanfield. Reviewed in: Review of Social Economy, 39 :94-97, .

Watts, M. 1979. After Industrial Society: The Emerging Self-Service Economy, . Reviewed in: Review of Social Economy :245-46, .

>Other Publications

M. Watts, Ed., Hummels, D., Bosshardt, W., Meszaros, B., Odorzynski, S. & VanFossen, P., New York: National Council on Economic Education, 2006. Focus: Globalization.

M. Watts, National Council on Economic Education, 2003. Translated into Russian, 2xxx. Focus: Institutions and Markets.

M. Watts, Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin, Summer, 2003, p. 2. An ABI Recipient, Soundwaves.

M. Watts, National Council on Economic Education, 2001. Ukrainian translation, 2002. Focus: Economics Systems.

M.Watts, 2001, Editor and co-author of the 1st edition in 1995 (with Sarapage McCorkle, Bonnie Meszaros, Robert F. Smith, and Robert J. Highsmith). Translated and published in Russian, 1998; Ukrainian, 1999; and Kyrgyz, 2004. Focus: High School Economics.

M.Watts, approx. 120 pages. The U.S. Economy in Microsoft Encarta 2000.

M. Watts, Lynch, G., Wentworkd, D. et. al.,1998, National Council on Economic Education, Ukrainian translation, 2000. Focus: International Economics.

M. Watts, 1994. Moscos Nights, and More....

M. Watts, Developed by the Indianapolis Civic Theater, 1992. Let's Get Cents-able: A Teacher's Guide for an Economic Play.

M. Watts, 1991. Made in Lafayette: A Database and Instructional Materials on the Greater Lafayette Economy.

M. Watts, Internal Revenue Service/Agency for Instructional Technology/Joint Council for Economc Education, 1984. A Guide to Tax Whys: Understanding Taxes.

Watts, M., Buckles, S. & Freeman, V., Internal Revenue Service/Agency for Instructional Technology/Joint Council on Economic Education, 1984. A Workshop Leader's Handbook Accompany Tax Whys: Understanding Taxes.

Watts, M., Smith, R., Gordon, S.,1982. Investing for Your Future, a computer simulation included in Indiana Stock Market Game Advisors Manual.

Watts, M. & Smith, R., Vol. 1, No. 3, January-February 1978, 16 pages. American Enterprise Teaching Notes.

Watts, M.. Report of the Committee on Economic Education (2009) 100(2).