James Peyton

Economics

Highline Community College

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Demonstrating discount rates with a reverse auction of presentation dates part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
In this reverse auction of assignment delivery dates, student groups submit their "offers" for taking different dates. The groups complete an exercise using their offers to calculate a simple discount rate for future effort, which can be tied to a discussion of the economics of climate change.

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Secondary Bond Market Simulation with Financial Meltdown Shock part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Starting Point: Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities

James Peyton part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Economics and Political Science Department Coordinator Highline Community College (11-1) PO Box 98000 Des Moines, WA 98198-9800 jpeyton@highline.edu Phone:206-878-3710 x4885 Background Information I have been ...