Assessing students:real-world analyses underpinned by economic theory

Elliott, Caroline Fiona and Balasubramanyam, Vudayagiri Nagabhushanam (2016) Assessing students:real-world analyses underpinned by economic theory. Cogent Economics and Finance, 4 (1). ISSN 2332-2039

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Abstract

Having highlighted the importance of designing assessments for university economics students that link technical material with practical applications, the paper outlines three such assessments that have been successfully applied with postgraduate and third year undergraduate-level students. The assessments ask students to use their knowledge of economic theories and empirical analyses to propose and debate policy positions or to analyse the strategy decisions of real firms.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Cogent Economics and Finance
ID Code:
80523
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Deposited On:
25 Jul 2016 11:18
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Yes
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Published
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01 Jan 2020 09:50