Economics of Social Policy
Economics offers powerful insights into the world in which we live. This level 2/3 economics course aims: • To remind students of some of the economic theory that they have studied in previous modules, in particular the circumstances in which private markets will allocate resources efficiently • To consider the justification for Government intervention in resource allocation • To explain the circumstances in which insurance markets will operate efficiently • To apply the theory to attain
Author(s): University of Exeter

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Development Economics: Group coursework
This eight page Word document sets out a group project which counts for 25% of the mark on a second-year Development Economics option at the University of Southampton. The idea is to encourage students to apply the analysis introduced in lectures to a particular country of their choice.
Author(s): Jackline Wahba,Peter Smith

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Affording the Mortgage
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Philip Quinn,Dean Garratt

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Do households smooth their consumption?
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Dean Garratt

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UK house prices: Going through the roof?
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Dean Garratt

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Estimating a demand curve for un-priced environmental goods
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Andrew Cooke

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Probability in action: Gambling, the US Presidency and the market for car insurance
Part of a series of worksheets covering Mathematical Case Studies for Economists from Nottingham Trent University. They are downloadable in Word format with embedded links. They can be adapted, printed and/or put in a Virtual Learning Environment. A booklet giving guideline answers for the task questions is available on request from the Economics Network.
Author(s): Philip Quinn,Leighton Vaughan Williams

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History of Economic Thought: teaching syllabus
Teaching syllabus for a History of Economic Thought, Part 3 UG optional module for students taking Economics, single and joint honours, by Andy Denis of City University London. Available in Word format.
Author(s): Andy Denis

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Economics In Business (Macroeconomics)
This is a 59-page handout for a core unit delivered to Level 1 Business / Economics students. Around 250 students study the unit each year as taught by Nick Potts of Southampton Solent University.
Author(s): Nick Potts

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Labour Mobility: Interregional and international trade: lecture notes
Lecture notes supporting RELOCE (Regional and Local Economics), an economics module at the University of Portsmouth in 2010, this guest lecture given by Stephen Drinkwater of the University of Surrey.
Author(s): Stephen Drinkwater

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Labour Mobility: Interregional and international trade: presentation slides
Lecture slides supporting RELOCE (Regional and Local Economics), an economics module taught at the University of Portsmouth in 2010. This guest lecture was given by Stephen Drinkwater of the University of Surrey.
Author(s): Stephen Drinkwater

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Behavioral Economics and Decision Making
Have you ever wondered if people are *really* rational? For the last hundred years economic theory has been built on the underlying assumption that people are rational. The field of behavioral economics and decision making both challenge this fundamental assumption by showing in a variety context, people's judgments are not rational. In this brief six week course, we will go through an overview of some of the main points in the field exploring things like prospect theory, the endowment effect, h
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Research Methods: Qualitative versus Quantitative Approaches to Gathering Evidence
This is one of a series of audio podcasts that addresses issues relating to approaches to gathering evidence when conducting organisational research.This OER discusses some of the issues for consideration when deciding whether qualitative or quantitative approaches are likely to be most appropriate for answering different types of research questions.
Author(s): University of Leicester

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Design for Sustainability, Fall 2004
This course on sustainability will cover the implications of this topic on engineering, design, and architecture. The course will begin with a general survey and discussion of current trends, followed by the introduction of the life cycle assessment (LCA) method as a rigorous, quantitative alternative to current popular sustainability measures for the built environment.
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Worksheets for Problem Based Learning Tasks in Microeconomics: International Trade
This worksheet introduces PBL (Problem Based Learning) to the first-year economics curriculum at the University of Ulster. It is made available as a Word document.
Author(s): Frank Forsythe

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Worksheets for Problem Based Learning Tasks in Microeconomics: Market Failure
This worksheet introduces PBL (Problem Based Learning) to the first-year economics curriculum at the University of Ulster. It is made available as a Word document.
Author(s): Frank Forsythe

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Noun Song - SchoolTube
This video is a song that teaches what nouns are while providing examples. (3:52)
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
Author(s): Hoffmann Robert Dr

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Renewable resource exploitation: the fishery: lecture slides
Lecture slides for an Introduction to Resource Economics course, taught by Aaron Hatcher, of the University of Portsmouth in 2008. Available in PDF format.
Author(s): Aaron Hatcher

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