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Should a merger be approved in US ice cream market? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Given data on the US ice cream market (for premium and all store-bought ice cream) teams evaluate a proposed merger between Nestle and Dreyers.

Pricing at Panamint Valley Gas: A contestable monopoly part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Teams use cost and revenue data to determine the best price for a contestable monopoly, a gas station in Panamint Valley, California, 50 miles from the nearest gas station.

Elasticity and tax incidence part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
This is a two part application exercise. In the first part groups estimate the impact of a property tax on an individual's rent. In the second part groups analyze the impact of a sugar tax on the price of soft ...

How can we adjust student college benefits for the cost of living? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Student teams predict the impact of college proposal to adjust financial aid based on inflation measured by the CPI. Students must use concepts related to the construction of price indices.

Impact of the Federal Deficit part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Using a fable about "King Big Debt" teams examine four possible outcomes of deficit spending: monetizing the debt; external debt; crowding out; and Keynesian crowding in. Teams must select which outcome ...

Macrosimulation: What to do in stagflation? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Based on an online macroeconomic simulation for an economy with stagflation, teams choose from a selection of fiscal and monetary policies for one year. The simulation then shows the results of the choice that can ...

The Tax Game: What are fair and effective tax rates? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Based on an online simulation teams choose from five tax regimes that each collect the same tax revenue but do so with different tax rates. Teams predict the impact of their tax choices and then, based on the ...

Game theory between TBL teams part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Using a game theory one-time pay-off matrix, student teams first predict the outcome and then play the game to see what occurs.

What are effective public policies for the heroin market? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Based on a supply/demand model with inelastic demand, student teams evaluate policy options for government intervention in the heroin market.

Negative externalities and property rights part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Marcelo Clerici-Arias, Stanford University
Game-theoretic modeling of a negative externality scenario, with applications of Coase theorem and the Pigovian tax.

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