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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.

Changes in Demand: Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context Rich Problem on demand shifters and the implications of such a shift.

Context-rich problem for cooperative group problem solving - Electric Force part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context-rich problem for electrostatics in an introductory physics class. The instructional setting uses cooperative group problem solving.

Excise Tax Incidence: Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context Rich Problem using the concepts of excise tax incidence, elasticity of demand, and elasticity of supply. Students must determine which information is appropriate and which is extraneous to the problem.

Price Ceiling: Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
context rich problem on price ceilings

Wal-Mart Context Rich Problems part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
In this example, students are asked to research the effects of Wal-Mart on small town economies, relate those effects to their own town, and draw a conclusion based on those effects.

Tax burden context-rich problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Students are asked to write a letter to the editor of their newspaper to explain their point of view as a seller in a market that is about to experience an increased sales tax rate.

Price discrimination context-rich problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Students prepare an essay to explain pricing strategies for two different companies.

Determining the Break-Even Point of Profit for a Campus Service part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Students are asked to determine the break even profit point for a service to be offered on campus, using an online break even calculator.

Family Economy of 19th-Century Industrial Workers part of Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples
This activity teaches students how to formulate research questions and perform empirical analysis. Students analyse family budgets from late 19th-century industrial workers.