A Monopoly Classroom Experiment
AbstractThe author uses a simple classroom experiment to develop the economic model of monopoly. As a pedagogical tool, the experiment introduces students to the nature of the monopoly problem and motivates them to think of the associated efficiency issues as a divergence between private benefits and social contributions. As a test of economic principles, the experiment highlights the role of information and fairness ideals in determining economic outcomes.
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Volume (Year): 32 (2001)
Issue (Month): 2 (January)
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- Cheung, Stephen L., 2003. "On the Use of Classroom Experiments in 'Aligned' Teaching," Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, vol. 33(1), pages 61-72, March.
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