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Retinitis pigmentosa: Genetic Eye Disease part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
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.

Recycle -- or not? A case from New York City part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
A case for the analysis of externalities (social costs and benefits) in the context of recycling. Drawn from a program in New York City.

Teaching Case: Scissors and Shears part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
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 ...

Teaching Case: Peanut Policy in the United States, 1996 part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
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 ...

Teaching Case: Textiles and the Multi-Fiber Arrangement part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
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 ...

Revving up for Relief: Harley-Davidson at the ITC part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with the Case Method:Examples
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 ...

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience I 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.

Economic Development of British Colonial America part of Teaching Methods:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Through a close study of a rich set of demographic and economic statistics, students will see the development over 150 years of two similar yet divergent colonies (Virginia and Barbados). They will work through population, land use, and trade statistics with closely-guiding questions in order to find links between one set of numbers and another.

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