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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.

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.

Understanding Macroeconomic Statistics: Country Profile Project part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This project, appropriate for principles of macro students, provides students with the opportunity to use collect and present real world data pertinent to macro concepts such as GDP, economic growth, unemployment and inflation. A short quantitative writing assignment reinforces interpretation skills.

Using State-Level Data to Study Nominal and Real GDP, Part 1GDP Deflators and Inflation Rates part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Calculation of state-level GDP deflators and inflation rates "Using FRED" section.

Calculating Divorce Rates part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This exercise from a course in family sociology asseses students' ability to interpret divorce rates from provided spreadsheet data and to critically analyze three articles that use divorce rates in their content.

Economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Critique of an economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency involving linear and exponential growth.

Teaching Local Economic Development Using Problem-Based Service Learning part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples

Learning by Teaching part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
In this service learning project, college students work in groups of three to prepare a 55-minute interactive lesson on one of the topics listed on the syllabus and team teach the lesson to students at a local high school.

Service Learning Research part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
Students will produce a report for a local non-profit organization in which they will evaluate the effectiveness of vocational training in improving the labor market opportunities for non-college bound youths. The report will be used by the organization when applying for grants.

Teaching Economics:Student-based Instruction part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
College students in an intermediate micro-economic theory class teach economic concepts to elementary school students.