Contents

Contents

  1. Preface
  2. A note to instructors
  3. Producing Doing Economics
  4. 1 Measuring climate change
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 1.1 The behaviour of average surface temperature over time
      2. Part 1.2 Variation in temperature over time
      3. Part 1.3 Carbon emissions and the environment
    4. Working in R
      1. Getting started in R
      2. Part 1.1 The behaviour of average surface temperature over time
      3. Part 1.2 Variation in temperature over time
      4. Part 1.3 Carbon emissions and the environment
    5. Solutions
      1. Part 1.1 The behaviour of average surface temperature over time
      2. Part 1.2 Variation in temperature over time
      3. Part 1.3 Carbon emissions and the environment
  5. 2 Collecting and analysing data from experiments
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 2.1 Collecting data by playing a public goods game
      2. Part 2.2 Describing the data
      3. Part 2.3 Did changing the rules of the game have a significant effect on behaviour?
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Part 2.1 Collecting data by playing a public goods game
      2. Part 2.2 Describing the data
      3. Part 2.3 Did changing the rules of the game have a significant effect on behaviour?
  6. 3 Measuring the effect of a sugar tax
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Excel-specific learning objectives
      2. Part 3.1 The treatment group: before-and-after comparisons of retail prices
      3. Part 3.2 The control group: before-and after comparisons with prices in other areas
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Part 3.1 The treatment group: before-and-after comparisons of retail prices
      2. Part 3.2 The control group: before-and after comparisons with prices in other areas
  7. 4 Measuring wellbeing
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 4.1 GDP and its components as a measure of material wellbeing
      2. Part 4.2 The HDI as a measure of wellbeing
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Part 4.1 GDP and its components as a measure of material wellbeing
      2. Part 4.2 The HDI as a measure of wellbeing
  8. 5 Measuring inequality
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 5.1 Measuring income inequality
      2. Part 5.2 Measuring other kinds of inequality
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Coming soon
  9. 6 Measuring management practices
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 6.1 Looking for patterns in the survey data
      2. Part 6.2 Are differences in management practices statistically significant?
      3. Part 6.3 What factors affect the quality of management?
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Coming soon
  10. 7 Supply and demand
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 7.1 Drawing supply and demand diagrams
      2. Part 7.2 Interpreting supply and demand curves
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Coming soon
  11. 8 Measuring the non-monetary cost of unemployment
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 8.1 Cleaning and summarizing the data
      2. Part 8.2 Visualizing the data
      3. Part 8.3 Confidence intervals for difference in the mean
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Coming soon
  12. 9 Credit-excluded households in a developing country
    1. Learning objectives
    2. Introduction
    3. Working in Excel
      1. Part 9.1 Households that did not get a loan
      2. Part 9.2 Households that got a loan
    4. Working in R
      1. Coming soon
    5. Solutions
      1. Coming soon
  13. Glossary
  14. Copyright acknowledgements