Integrating Computer Applications Into Economics Electives
AbstractTypically, undergraduate economics electives focus on content rather than methods, in spite of the fact that empirical work is fundamental to the practice of economics. This article describes an alternative approach to teaching content by using computer applications that emphasise the empirical testing or applications of the theory. Students enjoy economics courses more when they are taught in this way and lab assignments provide opportunities to teach a broad skill set that is important to many undergraduate economics majors.
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Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
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