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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.

The unemployment rate for the class part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
After predicting what the unemployment rate will be for students in the class, a confidential survey modeled on the Current Population Survey questions is used to gather data about each student's employment. Students use this data to measure the class unemployment rate and then assess its accuracy.

Monopoly gas station part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
Students predict then calculate and graph profit-maximizing the price for an isolated, desert monopoly gas station.

Shape of the demand curve part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
A classroom auction reveals reservation prices and a demand curve for an introductory economics course.

Price elasticity of demand survey part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
Students survey class members to estimate the price elasticity of demand for a number of goods and services.

Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
An ILD to help demonstrate the Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns using an experiment.

Total Revenue and Price Elasticity of Demand: ILD part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
This ILD helps students to understand the relationship between total revenue and price elasticity of demand.

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching the Causes and Consequences of Unemployment part of Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples

"Breakfast, Brainpower, and Connecting Disciplines" part of Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Activity to help students differentiate how disciplines focus on a problem.

Confronting the political economy of climate change part of Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Students apply economics, politics and sociology to better understand why cap and trade is the preferred political approach, but also why it's potentially problematic.