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Grade 9-12, Higher Education
On-Demand Webinar

The Economics of Mario Kart: Rubberbanding

March 10 7:00-8:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: January 19 2023,


In this webinar, teachers will learn to:

  • Make connections between economics and Mario Kart to teach students on economic fundamentals.
  • Learn about rubberbanding and how it impacts global economies.
  • Learn about pro-poor targetting.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this webinar, you will learn about how Super MarioKart makes economic concepts approachable with gamified perspectives.


In this economics webinar, Dr.Andrew Bell will discuss how Super MarioKart and rubberbanding are connected to pro-poor economic growth. Learn how to connect these topics to teach economic and global policies. Get an insight into how Super MarioKart makes these concepts approachable by understanding them from an economic and gamified perspective.