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The Story Collider

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Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers… read more


Jodi Beggs: Kindergarten tycoon

Jodi Beggs's mother greatly underestimates how well her kindergartener understands economics. Jodi Beggs is an economist and writer whose focus is on making economics accessible and interesting to both students and a general audience. Jodi is currently a lecturer at Northeastern University, where she teaches economics to both economics and music industry students. Jodi is also the Assistant Director of Research at Northeastern University's CREATE Center, where she conducts research in the music industry. Outside of the classroom, Jodi teaches economics on her web site "Economists Do It With Models," where she blogs about fun economics stuff and utilizes the online environment to make educational content freely available to students and non-students alike. Jodi has an A.M. in Economics from Harvard University as well as bachelors and masters degrees in computer science from MIT.

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