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Professor’s ‘Econ Beats’ parodies inspire creativity, fiscal responsibility.

Al-Bahrani sports an official Econ Beats hoodie.

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 20, 2018

In 2009, Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani handed his class an unusual quiz prompt: to write a poem on economics. Nine years later, that assignment has evolved into an international program challenging students to combine financial literacy with musical creativity. The project, which became officially known a...

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