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ERIC Number: EJ775130
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0485
Case Studies on Location: Taking to the Field in Economics
Smith, Mark Griffin
Journal of Economic Education, v38 n3 p308-317 Sum 2007
The author describes how to conceptualize and organize a successful, multi-day field trip organized around a case study problem. By doing so, the instructor exposes students to diverse perspectives and leads them through the process of policy analysis from collecting and organizing information to identifying the relevant economic concepts and applying them in a complex real-world setting. (Contains 8 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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