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Analyzing the Last Five Years of the US Economy for an Intermediate Macro Course part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Intermediate students are asked to analyze data on the components of consumption and investment expenditures and explanatory variables based on textbook models of each. Students look for rough correlations between the explanatory and dependent variables.

Empirical Economics Research Proposal part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

This assignment asks students to propose an original research question and identify data that could be used to answer that question.

Exploring Economic Inequality with Data part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

This set of assignments exposes students to data which can be used to analyze economic inequality in international and historical context. Then students are asked to generate a thesis-driven argument drawing supporting evidence from one or more of the data sources.

Writing about Numbers We Should Know part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

This opening assignment for an introductory quantitative reasoning course asks students to write about "Numbers We Should Know." Its goal is to help students begin to think quantitatively, evaluate the sources of quantitative information critically, and write using numbers precisely and thoughtfully.

Statistical Graphs: Aids Cases and Deaths by Year and Historical Poverty in the US part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Two Views of a Tax Cut part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples

This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Financial Value of Customer Satisfaction: Using a Lifetime Value Calculator part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples

This online lifetime value calculator quickly demonstrates the financial value of a satisfied customer.

The Price Mechanism, Subjective Value and The Antiques Road Show part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples

An interactive lecture segment utilizing videos from the Antiques Roadshow, designed to create an interactive experience for students and the instructor. After watching an expert appraisal of a rare/unique object students respond to discussion questions. Instructors lead the discussion toward issues of subjective value, willingness to pay, and the price mechanism.

Externalities in the cashmere market: Colbert Report interview part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples

In this interactive lecture, students watch a video clip from The Colbert Report that addresses pollution externalities. Students graph the market and use the write-pair-share technique, then brainstorm ways to move the market to the socially efficient equilibrium.