2013

Fall 2013, Vol. 13, No. 1

Unintended Consequences of Trade Distortions and Price Controls:
A National Tragedy Provides a Teaching Moment

– S. Christoffersen

Predicting Student Performance Using Online One-Minute Papers
– Lee E. Erickson and Patricia A. Erickson

Understanding Cost and Production Using a Cooperative Learning Technique in a Microeconomics Class
– Prathibha V. Joshi

Rules of Thumb for Balance of Payments Accounting
– Benjamin Atkinson

Using RFID Technology to Track Attendance
– Mehmet F. Dicle and John Levendis

The Effects of Fiscal and Monetary Policies on Economic Outcomes: A Classroom Activity Using Mankiw’s “Presidential Game”
– Hilde Patron and William J. Smith


2012

Fall 2012, Vol. 12, No. 1

A Pedagogical Note on Modeling the Economic Benefit of Emissions Abatement vs. the Economic Harm from Emissions
– Christopher S. Decker

Indifference Curve Analysis:
Beyond Simplifying Assumptions

– Walter E. Block and José Antonio Manuel Aguirre Sotelo

Patterns of Homework Initiation for Web-based Activities in Economics: A Study of Academic Procrastination
– Richard C. Schiming

Lessons Learned from a Course-Embedded Assessment Process: Foreign Exchange Markets in Principles of Economics
– Elizabeth Knowles and Glenn Knowles

Nominal and Real Income in a Real Dollar Store
– Sheldon H. Stein

The Opportunity Cost of Education:
Where Do the Lost Years Go?

– Hafizur Rahman, Jim Seldon and Zéna Seldon

Situational Economics
– R. A. Parsons


2011

Fall 2011, Vol. 11, No. 2

Teaching Graduate Economics: Online vs. Traditional Classroom Instruction
– Doris Bennett, Cynthia McCarty, and Shawn Carter

Effects of Current and Prior Skipped Classes on Current Exam Performance
– Tin-Chun Lin

Payment Methods and Practices among College Students: A Classroom Discussion Tool
– David Boldt, Hilde Patron, and William J. Smith

A Primer on Profit Maximization
– Robert Carbaugh and Tyler Prante

Undergraduate Research

Salary Caps and Competitive Balance in Professional Sports Leagues
– Evan S. Totty and Mark F. Owens

Summer 2011, Vol. 11, No. 1

Teaching Econometrics Using Formative Assessment
– Geetha Rajaram

On Cognitive Ability and Learning in a Beauty Contest
– Oliver Schnusenberg and Andrés Gallo

Four Budget Deficit Theories in One Model
– Jens Peter Siebel and Athanassios Pitsoulis

Experiential Learning Based Discussion vs. Lecture Based Discussion:
How to Estimate the Unemployment Rate

– Inhyuck “Steve” Ha and Jessica Hollars Wisniewski

Consumption-Saving Investigation: United States
– Jamie Emerson


2010

Summer, Vol. 10, No. 1

Simplifying the Price Elasticity of Demand
– Thomas Andrews and Cynthia Benzing

Worker Payments and Incentives:
A Classroom Experiment

– Linda S. Ghent

Is Financial Literacy Improved by Participating in a Stock Market Game?
– Cynthia Harter and John F.R. Harter

A Quick Argument for Active Learning:
The Effectiveness of One-Minute Papers

– Kristin Stowe

Undergraduate Research

Public Transportation Ridership Levels
– Christopher R. Swimmer and Christopher C. Klein

Fall, Vol. 10, No. 2

Rational Expectations in the Classroom:
A Learning Activity

– Calvin Blackwell

Why Does No One Teach Undergraduate Macroeconomics Using the Dyanmic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model?
– Paul Turner

Long-Run Economic Growth and Policy:
A Case about Mali

– Derek Stimel

A Gender Comparison of Economists’ Publications
– E. Bruce Hutchinson, Marc A. Loizeaux, Leila J. Pratt, and Stephanie Smullen


2009

Summer, Vol. 9, No. 1

Demonstrating the Central Limit Theorem in the Classroom:
An Excel Exercise

– Hilde Patron, William J. Smith, and David Boldt

Why Learning Styles Matter for Student Achievement in College Economics
– Ralph A. Terregrossa, Fred Englander, and Zhaobo Wang

The Effect of Scrambling Test Questions on Student Performance in a Small Class Setting
– Della L. Sue

Undergraduate Research

The Environment of Microfinance Institutions:
The Role of Economic Freedom

– Phillip Kamau Njoroge and E. Anthon Eff

Analysis of U.S. Foreign Aid Determinants for 2003
– Joshua M. Hill and Christopher C. Klein


2008

Spring, Vol. 8, No. 1

Confounding Issues in the Deadweight Loss of Gift-Giving
– H. Kristl Davison, Mark N. Bing, E. Bruce Hutchinson, and Leila J. Pratt

Undergraduate Research

Social Mobility in the United States as a Markov Process
– Zol Alexei Hooper and E. Anthon Eff

Cross Elasticity of Supply: As Big a Secret in Canada as It Is in the U.S.
– Anthony J. Greco

An Economics Capstone Course from Creation to Presentation
– Dennis S. Edwards

The Adoption of Specialized High School Financial Literacy Curriculum Modules
– David Fehr

Fall 2008, Vol. 8, No. 2

Presenting Unemployment in Principles Classes: Micro and Macro Perspectives
– J. J. Arias

The Search for an Economics Job with a Teaching Focus
– Mark F. Owens

International Trade Theories within a Unified Framework
– John Roufagalas and Sumati Srinivas

Nonstationarity and Nonlinearity in the US Unemployment Rate: A Re-examination
– Dipak Ghosh and Swarna (Bashu) Dutt

Can Money Supply Predict Stock Prices?
– Sara Alatiqi and Shokoofeh Fazel

The Use of PRS in Introductory Microeconomics:
Some Evidence on Performance and Attendance

Christopher N. Annala, Shuo Chen, Daniel R. Strang


2006

Summer, Vol. 6, No. 1

Using Game Theory to Teach Principles of Microeconomics
– Dan Friesner and Dan Axelsen

Fall, Vol. 6, No. 2

Determinants of Student Achievement in Principles of Economics
– Cynthia McCarty, Gene Padgham, and Doris Bennett


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