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Fair division in upgrading internet service. part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Michael Levine, San Bernardino Valley College
In this exercise students will consider two roommates who have the opportunity to purchase a shared (public) good, upgraded internet speed. Students will discuss the appropriate division of the cost of the good. In ...

Technology and Economic Growth in the 21st Century part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Michael Levine, San Bernardino Valley College
In this activity, students consider the role technology plays in raising productivity and thereby spurring economic growth. They will consider some landmark inventions of the 21st century, and discuss whether they ...

Supply and demand shifters using local examples part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Michael Levine, San Bernardino Valley College
This activity asks students to consider some common shifters of demand and supply and rank them based on what the think would have the greatest impact in the market. I specify local markets and a local branch of a ...

Does perfect competition exist? part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Michael Levine, San Bernardino Valley College
In this exercise, students will discuss the reality or perfectly competitive markets. First students will consider the characteristics of a perfectly competitive market for goods and services and discuss how ...

Paradox of Voting part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Tanya Downing, Cuesta College
This exercise introduces students to the concept of public choice theory and issues of majority voting. Individuals and teams rank five different choices regarding government spending and taxation, then vote on ...

A Mall Divided: Who wins and loses with increases in the minimum wage. part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Michael Levine, San Bernardino Valley College
How are different stakeholders impacted by minimum wage changes? This activity instructs students to analyze as unique minimum wage situation to consider the impact on various stakeholders.

Tax Incidence and elasticity part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Tanya Downing, Cuesta College
This exercise asks student teams to rank their sensitivity to a price change caused by a 10% hypothetical excise tax applied to each of a list of five items. Student rankings will be based on their understanding of ...

Unemployment and Health Insurance Coverage part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Students will search for data on unemployment and health insurance coverage, mapping them and underscoring the reasons for reductions in health insurance coverage when unemployment increases.

Fertility Rate and Constant GDP per capita part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Students will search for data on fertility rate and constant GDP per capita, mapping them and underscoring the reasons for lower fertility rates in richer countries.

Life Expectancy at Birth and Net Migration part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Students will search for data on life expectancy at birth and net migration, mapping them and underscoring the reasons for international migration.