Economics courses are using Seinfeld episodes to teach… Seinfeld episodes!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 5 December 2014

You probably didn’t know this, but watching episodes of Seinfeld might score you a higher grade in class. Yes, the show about nothing has finally been put to good use, for something: economics. Apparently it’s the simplicity that makes Seinfeld so appropriate for econ courses. Using Seinfeld clips seems to make economics concepts come alive, ‘making them more real for students’.

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Bizarre candle fragrances that appeal to ‘real’ men

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By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Wednesday 27 June 2012

Avid Seinfeld viewers would be familiar with the episode where Kramer whips up the crazy idea to manufacture a cologne that makes people smell exactly like they had just spent the day at the beach. Calvin Klein went on to steal the idea off him, aptly titling the scent, Ocean. The point of my TV comedy […]

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Lay Flat Office Chair

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Wednesday 8 December 2010

Do not imitate George Costanza on Seinfeld by taking extended sleeping breaks under your work desk in the hopes that your boss doesn’t catch you out. Just buy a Lay Flat Office Chair by Thanko and fold it out at lunch o’clock for a much-needed cat nap when coffee won’t suffice.

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