# Activities

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Three-Semester Honors Thesis part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

A three-semester Honors Thesis in economics allows students to integrate their entire undergradaute economics experience into a challenging, meaningful, creative research project.

Economics Senior Thesis part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Research Paper in Introductory Econometrics part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Who Gets Help: A Field Experiment? part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Students carry out a field experiment in order to test the hypothesis that able bodied individuals receive less help than those perceived to have an injury. Students collect and analyze data and write an APA style research report.

Taking-Risks While Driving: Are there Sex Differences part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Students carry out a naturalistic observation study in order to test the hypothesis that there are sex differences in risk-taking. Students collect and analyze data and prepare APA style research report.

Research on Economics of Population part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Research paper on the economics of population using international census data.

Replicating Results of Famous Empirical Papers part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Using economic theory to predict outcomes: Applying stylized facts from the literature to the Solow Model part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples

Students often do not understand how to derive a theoretical model and how to manipulate it to get predictions. The emphasis of this pedagocial example is to show students how they can manipulate the Solow model to predict outcomes. Student develop a set of "stylized facts" from a literature search. They then used those stylized facts to manipulate the model to answer a complex real-world question whose answer is ambigous.

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.