# Joann Bangs

## College of St. Catherine

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

## Website Content Contributions

### Activities (4)

Tax burden context-rich problem part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics: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 Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Students prepare an essay to explain pricing strategies for two different companies.

Perfect Competition: A Context Rich Problem part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems: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 Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This context-rich problem helps students to apply the characteristics of imperfect competition to a real world setting.

### Teaching Method Module (1)

Context-Rich Problems part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Context-Rich Problems
Developed by Joann Bangs, St. Catherine University Enhanced by Jennifer Docktor, University of Minnesota, Ken Heller, University of Minnesota, Brian Peterson, Central College and Rochelle Ruffer, Nazareth College ...

### Other Contributions (4)

Binomial Probability Context Rich Problem part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context rich problem in which students apply the binomial distribution to determine if an outcome is likely random.

Elasticity and Total Revenue: Context Rich Problem part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context rich problem allowing students to apply elasticy of demand concepts.

Tariff Context Rich Problem part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This context rich problems allows students to apply concepts such as efficiency and surplus in the context of lowering tariffs.

Joann Bangs part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Associate Professor of Economics St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Ave St. Paul, MN 55105 jmbangs@stkate.edu Phone: 651.690.6679 Background Information Joann Bangs is an Associate Professor of Economics at ...