Teaching Activity Collection
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Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.
Do Quantitative Indicators Make Qualitative Meaning?: Analysis of World Development Indicators, Human Development Indicators, and Happy Planet Indicators part of QuIRK:Curricular Materials:Quantitative Writing:Examples
The following urls contains relevant materials for this assignment: http://www.happyplanetindex.org/public-data/files/happy-planet-index-2-0.pdf http://go.worldbank.org/UWABM2F1J0 http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/HDI_methodology.pdf
Data Rich Economic Policy Brief part of National Numeracy Network::Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks students to write a data-rich policy brief, showing their ability to apply standard microeconomic models and contextualizing the policy debate with numeric evidence.