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What is the value of the Yasuní National Park? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Jimena Gonzalez, Manhattan College
This activity is meant for an introductory or advanced environmental economics course that covers valuation methods. Prior to class, students watch 4 short videos explaining valuation methods and listen to an NPR ...

Competitive market assumptions - men's ball caps part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Phil Ruder, Pacific University
In this activity, students are asked to use their intuition and their familiarity with an everyday item sure to be present in the classroom to determine which of the assumptions of the perfectly competitive model ...

Firm's reaction to news about profits part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Phil Ruder, Pacific University
In this activity, students consider a firm's reaction to news reporting about the level of its profits. The exercise presents the puzzle of a firm's alarmed response to news of positive profits. The ...

Rising firm production costs part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Phil Ruder, Pacific University
Students read an article before class and then complete a guided worksheet on the technical model of competitive markets and firms. The AE asks student teams to make their own predictions about long-run events in ...

U.S. labor force participation: a jigsaw exercise part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Working first in expert teams, then returning to their base teams, students explore reasons for changes in U.S. labor force participation for men, women, younger workers, older workers, Hispanics and ...

Should your restaurant shut down? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Mark Maier, Glendale Community College
Acting as a restaurant owner students use data on fixed and variables costs, including an unspecified implicit cost of owner's time, to determine if the restaurant should stay open over the weekend before ...

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.