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This graph shows the basic ingredients of an investment program: starting principal, regular additions, and an annually... see more

Seasoned and novice business reporters will enjoy learning about the existence of the website.... see more

A free online simulation that demonstrated the bull-whip effect, and the complexities of supply chain management,... see more

Air Travel Information System using SRI's Speech Recognition, Natural Language and Open Agent Architecture.

Beginning econometrics students often have an uneven preparation in statistics. The simulation gives students a clearer... see more

Students often come to a principles course in economics with knowledge that is not correct. This example asks students to... see more

The Dynamic Integrated Climate Change (DICE) model assumes a single world producer must chose levels for three... see more

This site contains 21 modular, easy to use economic models, that are appropriate for class assignments or in-class... see more

The Fair model web site includes a freely available United States macroeconomic econometric model and a multicounty... see more

Teaching general equilibrium analysis to students is challenging. General equilibrium models are typically accessible to... see more

This online game is a money management simulator. You're a young professional, making purchasing choices and budgeting... see more

An ILD to help demonstrate the Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns using an experiment.

In this online lemonade stand game, you decide how to price each cup of lemonade and how many pitchers to make. You play... see more

MarketSim helps students understand the functioning of markets by having them become consumers and producers in a... see more

Students predict then calculate and graph profit-maximizing the price for an isolated, desert monopoly gas station.

This example is an in-class market simulation conducted with paper cards assigning each student a buyer or seller role... see more

Students survey class members to estimate the price elasticity of demand for a number of goods and services.

Ptplot is a plotting package that is based on the xgraph X11 Window System utility written by David Harrison. In addition... see more

Ricardian Explorer, implemented on the internet, simulates a Ricardian trade model with linear production technology and... see more

A classroom auction reveals reservation prices and a demand curve for an introductory economics course.

This example engages students in a simple simulation of specialization and division of labor. All that is needed are... see more

This is a simulation for a beginning econometrics course that shows students how heteroskedasticity biases an estimator... see more

After predicting what the unemployment rate will be for students in the class, a confidential survey modeled on the... see more

Students predict the best graphical representation of US real GDP/capita during the last twenty years, choosing from... see more