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Teaching Case: Scissors and Shears
Ann Velenchik, Wellesley College
This case is the transcript of the 1962 Congressional Testimony of BC Deuschle, President of the Scissors, Shears and Manicure Implement Manufacturers' Association, with regard to the Trade Expansion Act of ...

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Teaching Case: Peanut Policy in the United States, 1996
Ann Velenchik, Wellesley College
The text of this case is a transcript of a story broadcast on NPR's All Things Considered on January 22, 1996. The story concerns Congressional debate about agricultural programs, particularly the price ...

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Teaching Case: Textiles and the Multi-Fiber Arrangement
David B. Yoffie and Jane Kenney Austin. Harvard Business School Case 383-164.
An "oldie but goodie" this 1983 case (revised in 1990), is set in December 1981, when the international arrangement governing international trade in textiles is up for renewal. The US, Europe and ...

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Revving up for Relief: Harley-Davidson at the ITC
Dorothy Robyn, for the case program at the Kennedy School of Government.
Published in 1986, this Kennedy School case tells the story of Harley-Davidson's application to the ITC for temporary relief from high levels of imported Japanese motorcycles. The case lays out, in ...

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Teaching Case: Maine Turnpike Toll Discounts
Ann Velenchik, Wellesley College
This is a very short case about a coupon experiment on the Maine Turnpike that can be used very early in Micro Principles courses to motivate the introduction of demand curves, elasticity and externalities that comes later in the course.

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Rescuing the Aral Sea: use of Case Method
Patrick Conway, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A case based upon the environmental devastation of the Aral Sea that illustrates economic concepts of opportunity cost and social marginal cost.

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Too many deer? A public hearing
Eric Ribbens, Western Illinois University
Students reenact a public hearing to determine how to manage a deer herd that is overpopulated.

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Retinitis pigmentosa: Genetic Eye Disease
Eric Ribbens, Western Illinois University
By examining the progress of a genetic eye disease, students learn about eyes, genetic disorders, and neurons in this case designed for clickers and large lecture sections.

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Recycle -- or not? A case from New York City
Patrick Conway, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A case for the analysis of externalities (social costs and benefits) in the context of recycling. Drawn from a program in New York City.

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