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Journal of Economic Education

1987 Volume 18, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Soil Erosion Study through Simulation: An Educational Tool

    Thomas P. Huber & Karen Falkenmayer

    Discusses the need for education about soil erosion and advocates the use of the Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) to show the impacts of human and natural action on the land. Describes the use... More

    pp. 23-27

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  2. Computer Simulations as an Integral Part of Intermediate Macroeconomics

    Frank W. Millerd & Alastair R. Robertson

    Describes the development of two interactive computer simulations which were fully integrated with other course materials. The simulations illustrate the effects of various real and monetary ... More

    pp. 269-86

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  3. Low-Cost Online Searching Techniques

    Drucilla Ekwurzel & Bernard Saffran

    Suggests ways in which teachers of economics may use online bibliographic and numerical databases to enhance lectures and update reading lists. Focuses on techniques which can reduce the costs of... More

    pp. 287-307

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  4. A Microcomputer Program that Simulates the Baumol-Tobin Transactions Demand for Money

    Steven Beckman

    This article describes an economic model dealing with the demand for money and a microcomputer program which enables students to experiment with cash management techniques. By simulating personal... More

    pp. 309-17

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  5. CAI on PCs-Some Economic Applications

    Michael C. Lovell

    Illustrates different types of opportunities for using computer assisted instruction (CAI) on personal computers in the teaching of economics with four examples of currently available software.... More

    pp. 319-29

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  6. A Note on Simulation Models in the Economics Classroom

    Edward Day

    Describes the disadvantages of using "canned" simulations as a part of an undergraduate economics course. Identifies four advantages of having students develop their own computer simulation models.... More

    pp. 351-56

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