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An Interactive Introduction to Randomized Control Trials
Utteeyo Dasgupta
This activity provides a classroom impact evaluation exercise that serves as an introduction to the primary investigative tool of current Development economics.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Energy and the Environment
Sheryl Ball, Virginia Tech Department of Economics
This experiment illustrates how seemingly harmless individual actions can, when taken collectively, develop into larger costs to society.

Subject: Economics: Economics

The Value of Exchange: A Classroom Experiment
Tisha Emerson, Baylor University
This experiment illustrates the value of exchange to students through trading of candy.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Airplane Production: A Law of Diminishing Marginal Product Exercise
Tisha Emerson, Baylor University
Classroom experiment illustrating the law of diminishing marginal productivity through the production of paper airplanes.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Homegrown Demand
Todd Swarthout, Georgia State University
The professor sells an announced number of M&M packets (or other inexpensive good) through an auction to derive a classroom demand schedule. The resulting demand schedule is displayed as a "curve" and facilitates discussion of consumer demand.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Introduction of Backward Induction Technique Using a Classroom Experiment
Utteeyo Dasgupta
This classroom activity serves as an intuitive introduction to backward induction solutions in an upper level undergraduate game theory course.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Public Goods Experiment
Todd Swarthout, Georgia State University

Subject: Economics: Economics

Learning by Teaching
Mary Lopez
In this service learning project, college students work in groups of three to prepare a 55-minute interactive lesson on one of the topics listed on the syllabus and team teach the lesson to students at a local high school.

Subject: Economics: Economics

Foreign Exchange Rates: Solidifying a Student's Grasp of 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



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