Classroom Experiments, Games and Role-Play

The Global Climate Change Game

James Copestake and Tom Ellum, University of Bath
James Copestake and Tom Ellum
University of Bath
Published September 2010


Overseas Aid in the Dragons' Den

Peter Smith, University of Southampton
Peter Smith
University of Southampton
Published April 2010

This case study is adapted from materials shared on the TRUE wiki for Development Economics. Dr Smith's supporting materials are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial licence via the links below.

Deal or No Deal – an expected value game

John Sloman, The Economics Network
Contact: John Sloman
The Economics Network
Published November 2009


Tennis Balls in Economics

Mary R. Hedges, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Contact: Mary R. Hedges
Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Published June 2004

Using Experiments and Activities in the Principles Class

David H. Eaton, Murray State University
Contact: David H. Eaton
Murray State University
Published January 2004
This paper was presented at the 2004 ASSA Meetings San Diego, CA. The author has kindly agreed for it to be posted on our Web site. Examples of Eaton's active learning exercises are included in an appendix.

Follow up to "Students' assignment as a piece of economics journalism"

Judith Piggott, Oxford Brookes University
Contact: Judith Piggott
Principal Lecturer in Economics, Oxford Brookes University
Published July 2003
We asked Judith for an evaluative follow-up to last year's case study on student assignments. Here is her response.