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Classroom Games: Making Money

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  • Susan K. Laury
  • Charles A. Holt

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Economics is often taught at a level of abstraction that can hinder some students from gaining basic intuition. However, lecture and textbook presentations can be complemented with classroom exercises in which students make decisions and interact. The approach can increase interest in and decrease skepticism about economic theory. This feature offers short descriptions of classroom exercises for a variety of economics courses, with something of an emphasis on the more popular undergraduate courses.

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Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Volume (Year): 14 (2000)
Issue (Month): 2 (Spring)
Pages: 205-213

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Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:14:y:2000:i:2:p:205-213

Note: DOI: 10.1257/jep.14.2.205
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  1. Dallas Brozik & Alina M. Zapalska, 2007. "Portfolio Construction in Global Financial Markets," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 6(2), pages 79-98.
  2. Jonathan E. Alevy & Paul Ronald Johnson, 2013. "A Classroom Financal Market Experiment," Working Papers 2013-01, University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Economics.

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