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Long-Run Economic Growth: Context Rich Problem part of Examples
Students are asked to apply what they learned in class to a real life scenario question.

Tutoring Service and Price Discrimination Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
Students are asked to apply what they learned in class to a real life scenario question.

Increase in Minimum Wage: Perplexing Result? (Context Rich Problem) part of Examples
An exercise that has students translate an economic event described in the newspaper into representation in a supply and demand diagram

Sandwiches and Elasticity Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
Students are asked to apply what they learned in class to a real life scenario question.

Explicit and Implicit Costs of Education: Context Rich Problem part of Examples
Students are faced with advising a roommate about the costs and benefits of continuing with their education. Specifically, students are asked to apply the concepts of explicit and implicit costs to a real world scenario.

Perfect Competition: A Context Rich Problem part of Examples
Students find the profit-maximizing level of output for a perfectly competitive firm and check the shut-down condition for two different prices.

Imperfect Competition: Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
This context-rich problem helps students to apply the characteristics of imperfect competition to a real world setting.

Game Theory Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
This consists of a short essay to be written by students after watching the West Wing episode "Hartsfield's Landing." In it, students are asked to help a friend to understand the content of the show using the basic components of non-cooperative game theory and the prisoner's dilemma.

Marginal Analysis Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
In this problem, students consider the benefits of reduced tray usage in school cafeterias by comparing the cost savings of having to clean fewer trays against the opportunity cost of increased labor and energy costs to clean the cafeteria after meals.

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

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