Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics > Teaching Methods > Documented Problem Solving > Examples

Examples

The following examples are derived from actual documented problem solving activities that have been tested and used with students. These examples should be informative to those who would like to begin using this technique.


Help
Refine the Results

Subject: Economics

Results 1 - 10 of 13 matches

Documented Problem Solving: Determining the Tax Structure
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
Determining a Tax Structure - The different tax structures are reinforced through the calculation of the tax rate at two different income levels.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Calculating the Unemployment Rate
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
Following a lecture about unemployment, students are asked to calculate the unemployment rate. They will need to apply their knowledge about unemployment and the labor force in order to make the calculation.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Identifying a Change in Demand and Its Impact
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
Students in an economics course are asked to write a doumented problem solution to explain how a change in a determinant of demand will impact the equilibrium price.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: International Trade and Comparative Advantage
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
The concept of comparative advantage is used to make a decision about specialization and trade. The microeconomic impact is also included.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Adjustment of Output and Inflation to a Demand Shock
Todd Easton, University of Portlnad
In this macroeconomics problem, students check to see whether they understand the role nominal aggregate demand and inflation expectations play in determining the economy's output level and inflation rate.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Calculating Equilibrium Output
Amber Casolari, Riverside Community College
This document is a Docoumented Problem Solving exercise that utilizes the Keynesian model of the macroeconomy.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Foreign Exchange Rates - Supply and Demand
Todd Easton, University of Portlnad
In this assignment, students think about four events that would affect a country's exchange rate. Without actually drawing a supply and demand diagram, students say what direction, if at all, each curve would shift–and whether the currency would appreciate or depreciate as a result.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Gross Domestic Product Versus Gross National Product
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
The topic of gross domestic product (GDP) was introduced in class. The components of GDP - consumption, investment, government spending, and net exports - were discussed. The items that are excluded from GDP and ...

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: Calculating Gross Domestic Product
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
Gross domestic product (GDP) was introduced in class as a way to determine the value of a country's output. Consumption, investment, government spending, and net exports were discussed as the components of ...

Subject: Economics: Economics

Documented Problem Solving: The Impact of a Minimum Wage
Linda Wilson, University of Texas at Arlington
During the lecture, labor demand and labor supply were discussed and were used to determine the equilibrium wage rate. Then, the concept of a minimum wage rate was introduced and the impact of the wage rate on the ...

Subject: Economics: Economics

1 2 Next»


« Previous Page      Next Page »