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Tariff wars: Context-rich problem part of Examples
Context rich problem providing opportunities for principles or upper level students to consider trade, tariffs, producer and consumer surplus.

Perfect Competition: A Context Rich Problem part of Examples
Students find the profit-maximizing level of output for a perfectly competitive firm and check the shut-down condition for two different prices.

Price Ceiling: Context Rich Problem part of Examples
context rich problem on price ceilings

Where Would Shoppers Go? part of Examples
Two formulas and a scenario for students to apply two retail gravitation models used to predict where shoppers will choose to shop.

Determining the Break-Even Point of Profit for a Campus Service part of Examples
Students are asked to determine the break even profit point for a service to be offered on campus, using an online break even calculator.

Select-A-City for Demographic and Economic Opportunities, Using an Online Database part of Examples
This activity asks students to review the demographic and lifestyle statistics available at, and determine which city or location would provide the best consumer market opportunity for the given problem.

Hemispheric Lateralization: Are You Left- or Right-Brained? part of Examples
An online brain dominance inventory provides students with information on their brain dominance and information processing style. This relates to perception and learning styles.

Imperfect Competition: Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
This context-rich problem helps students to apply the characteristics of imperfect competition to a real world setting.

Game Theory Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
This consists of a short essay to be written by students after watching the West Wing episode "Hartsfield's Landing." In it, students are asked to help a friend to understand the content of the show using the basic components of non-cooperative game theory and the prisoner's dilemma.

Marginal Analysis Context-Rich Problem part of Examples
In this problem, students consider the benefits of reduced tray usage in school cafeterias by comparing the cost savings of having to clean fewer trays against the opportunity cost of increased labor and energy costs to clean the cafeteria after meals.

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