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Econland is a Macroeconomics simulation game and learning platform that helps students at all level learn about how an... see more

If you were a government official trying to raise revenue, who would you tax? Pick whether to tax cigarettes, luxury... see more

The US government debt is now bigger than the debt of any other government in human history. It is so big, that it is... see more

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Netlogo implementation of Gode and Sunders (1993) ZI-Trading model. Students explore whether efficiency in the market... see more

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

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

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

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

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

Students compare budget deficits and surpluses generated between 1969 and 2008 measured in nominal terms and then as a... see more

This ILD helps students to understand the relationship between total revenue and price elasticity of demand.

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

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

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

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

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

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

This activity uses an Interactive Lecture Demonstration to help students understand the definition of money in a modern... see more