Economic foundations of the understanding of the social world during childhood


  • José Amar Amar Universidad del Norte
  • María Martínez González Universidad del Norte


economic thinking, cognitive tools, social inequality, childhood


The following article is the product of a reflection about the state of the art on the development of the understanding of socio-economic world during the childhood. Everyday life is a valuable source of learning that will facilitate the child's developing skills for social and economic performance since an early age, and this in turn contributes to the development of more complex and appropriate thought for various operations. However, current global dynamics is a challenge for all market participants, and children who grow up in environments of educational vulnerability, need to enrich their daily experiences and encourage the development of skills for greater a better understanding and performance in the socio-economic dynamics that move the world.

Author Biography

José Amar Amar, Universidad del Norte





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