Economics with Calculus
by Michael C. Lovell, Wesleyan University
|Student Article Reports: Student reports generated in response to the exercise at the end of Chapter 1|
textbook graphs enhanced with
color, including Monopolistic Competition and Monopsony.
Several spreadsheets supplement the material presented in the text on the gains from trade, manipulating price indices, business cycles, annuities & life insurance, portfolio diversificaton and the stock market.
|Just in Time Syllabus (JITS): This pedagogical approach is said to allow instructors to develop and integrate active learning strategies that will engage students in current economic problems and cases. It encourages students to employ critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate these resources. Assignments connected with a Just-in-Time Syllabus require student participation in the learning process, not only through reading and writing but also through discussions about what they are learning and the development of collaborative solutions to current cases or problems.|
For readers with a background in matrix
algebra, this supplement
on the concept of the multiplier that is developed in chapter 9.
Lovell's Web Sites: Updates
the sites listed in Appendix B, p 595: Web Resources.
|Software: Oligop computer game; Oligop.exe; Econoland
Contact Mike Lovell