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Case Studies on Location: Taking to the Field in Economics


Mark Griffin Smith


Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business

June 2005

Colorado College Working Paper No. 2005-01

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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: A2

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Date posted: June 18, 2005  

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Smith, Mark Griffin, Case Studies on Location: Taking to the Field in Economics (June 2005). Colorado College Working Paper No. 2005-01. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=744044 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.744044

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Mark Griffin Smith (Contact Author)
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business ( email )
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
United States
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