Case Studies on Location: Taking to the Field in Economics
Mark Griffin Smith
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business
Colorado College Working Paper No. 2005-01
This article 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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Keywords: Field trip, community-based learning, experiential learning
JEL Classification: A2working papers series
Date posted: June 18, 2005
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