Published so far:
- Public goods game
Are humans able to cooperate to achieve socially beneficial outcomes, or do they succumb to free-rider incentives?
- Coordination game
What strategic considerations drive investment behaviour?
- Pollution, taxes, and permits
What policies are effective in mitigating negative externalities like pollution?
- An excise tax in the apple market
What are the effects of introducing a per-unit tax on goods traded in a perfectly competitive market?
- The multiplier process
How does the multiplier process happen in real life?
Conducting economic experiments online and in the classroom is an effective way of getting students to use economics to think critically about the world around them and how it is represented in economic theory. Taking part in experiments motivates students by placing them in decision-making situations that correspond to the theoretical frameworks they are learning about.
Watch the video below to see how Prof Cloda Jenkins (University College London) delivered an online lecture on The Economy Unit 4 and ESPP Unit 2 in which her students played three games on classEx.
- Prof. Cloda Jenkins and Maha Khalid, a student on her course, give their reflections on these games from a lecturer and a student perspective, in this blog.