Bart Hobijn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
230 S La Salle St
Chicago, IL 60604, USA
April 20, 2024
Teaching at Arizona State University: 2015-2021
and goals
I am not only a scholar of technology adoption. I am also a proponent of the
adoption of technology in the classroom and the adoption of alternative education
technologies beyond the classroom. In light of that, I taught an online course
that was offered as part of ASU’s Earned Admission program. Moreover, I taught
a hybrid undergraduate class on economic datareleases. This was the type of
hybrid class where the lecture materials are online and classroom time is used for
assignments, discussions, and applications. I used this format to teach students
practical current analysis of economic data. The emphasis on the practical side in
this course material reflects my goal to get students in their junior and senior years
ready for the workplace. My classes for PhD students also focused on the more
practical side of the research process. This was to get students out of the mindset
of reading and doing homework into the practice of trial-and-error that is crucial for
doing research.
Dean’s List for Teaching Impact, Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of
‘Entrepreneurial Approach to Learning’ Award, Arizona State University,
W.P. Carey School of Business, For innovation in teaching methods and course
President’s Award for Innovation, Arizona State University, For innovative online
course in Macroeconomic Principles
2015–2022 Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business
2020–2021 ECN 411: Analysis of the U.S. economy Hybrid class on current analysis and
2018–2020 ECN 503: Global Business Environment (MBA) Macro and business conditions
2018–2021 ASU-EA-ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (BA) Online Course on Op en EdX
2017 GFA-ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (BA) MOOC on EdX
2015–2021 ECN 715: Topics Class on Research Methods (PhD) Applied research tools
2015–2019 ECN 494: Contemporary Topics in Macroeconomics (BA) Updated to ECN-411
Examples of online teaching materials
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ECN-211 Macroeconomic Principles, BA level
Video Course trailer video Trailer for course
Video Real GDP per capita Introduction to section on real GDP per capita
Interactive Cross-country per capita income differences Map with explanation in form of
interactive questions
Interactive Household’s labor-supply lab Utility maximization without derivatives
Interactive Adverse selection in health insurance market Interactive explanation of Nob el-Prize
worthy idea
Interactive Wage rigidities and unemployment Interactive on how wage rigidities can result in
Video Financial crisis of 2008 Video with p ersonal anecdote about crisis
Interactive Comparative advantage and trade Nothing better than explaining things through pies
and ice cream
Advisory A Reseach-oriented curriculum in Economics, BA level
Webpage Page with videos and course recommendations
Advises ASU undergraduate students
who are interested in choosing a
more quantitive and research-oriented
curriculum in economics.
Other teaching experience
2019 INSEAD, Visiting professor
2019 Summer
MGE: Macroeconomics in the Global Economy (MBA)
2013–2015 UC Berkeley, Adjunct professor
2014–2015 ECN 141: Advanced Econometrics honors econometrics
2013 ECN 140: Econometrics
2009–2014 VU University Amsterdam, Part-time professor
2009–2014 Advanced Macroeconomics (MA)
2009–2014 International Economics (BA)
2007 City University of New York Graduate Center, Visiting professor
2007 Econometrics II (PhD)
2007 New York University, Adjunct professor/PhD Student
2002–2008 Macroeconomic Theory (MA) 2-semester sequence in macro economic theory
1999 Intermediate Macroeconomics (BA) Summer course
1998 Principles of Macroeconomics (BA) Summer course
1997 Principles of Microeconomics (BA) Summer course
1996 Introduction to Econometrics (BA)
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Student advising
Arizona State University
Sujan Bandyopadhyay (advisor, former), Matthew Millington (advisor, former), Long
Qian (advisor, former), Siyu Shi (advisor, former), Mehrdad Esfahani (co-advisor,
2021, Roanoke College), Alberto Vindas-Quesada (advisor, 2019, Central Bank of
Costa Rica), Ryan Wessel (committee, 2016, LDS Church)
BA Kevin Winseck (2019), Peter Scobas (2017)
University of California at Berkeley
BA Trace Levinson (2015), Alexander Nussbacher (2014)
VU University Amsterdam
Dennis Bonam (committee, 2016, DNB), Petr Sedl´aˇcek (committee, 2011, University
of Bonn), Zoltan Wolf (committee, 2011, Census Bureau)
Ashwin Kumar (2014), Cindy Biesenbeek (2014), Davey Slenders (2013), Wouter de
Wit (2012), Matthijs Triep (2012, co-advisor), Christina Baicoianu (2011), Marco
Kamstra (2010)
New York University
Hitesh Makhija (2008), Phil Castoro (2007), Agnes Biec (2004), Luis Oliva (2003)
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