Lucy Malakar

Business Division, Social Sciences & Human Services

Lorain County Community College

Lucy is an award-winning Assistant Professor of Economics with nearly a decade of experience teaching economic concepts to students from diverse backgrounds.  Having taught thousands of students, she is a skilled presenter with the ability to communicate complex topics in an understandable manner. Additionally, Lucy has expertise in curriculum development and on-line instruction having revamped, strengthened, and digitized several economics courses.  Prior to teaching full-time, Lucy spent 15 years doing research and data analysis in the public and private sectors working for employers such as Ernst & Young, Case Western Reserve University, and Eli Lilly & Co.   

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The price of beer and automobile fatalities: using elasticity to determine appropriate public policy part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Students will use the price elasticity of demand for beer to estimate the impact of a price increase on alcohol-impaired driving fatalities and then discuss policy options to prevent them.

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Understanding Unemployment: a classroom activity to calculate the unemployment rate and other labor force metrics part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
This role-playing activity engages students and helps them discover how various labor force metrics are calculated.

Lucy Malakar part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Assistant Professor 1005 N. Abbe Road lmalakar@lorainccc.edu Phone:4403667411 Background Information I have almost a decade of experience teaching economic concepts to students from diverse backgrounds. I ...