ERIC Number: EJ673854
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Demonstrating the Equivalence between Two Methods of Measuring Excess Burden.
Trandel, Gregory A.
Journal of Economic Education, v34 n1 p54-59 Win 2003
Describes a teaching method to explain excess burden, a key concept in the public economics field. Demonstrates that changing any relevant variable has the same effect on excess burden when viewed as an area of a triangle under a demand curve or as the value of a mathematical formula. (JEH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The Journal of Economic Education is a peer reviewed journal.