Micro

Environmental Economist

The question, “Are you an environmental economist?” is a great discussion starter. Many students find economic solutions to environmental issues to be especially challenging because economists consider on trade-offs. An environmental economist focuses on the benefits and costs of environmental decisions, whereas an environmentalist views the benefits of saving the environment as greater than the cost. By posing this question at the beginning of this topic you’ll be able to introduce marginal thinking as an important decision-making rule.

Course Used: Principles of Micro
Quiz Nature: Discussion Starter
Question Length: 1
Estimated Time to Play: Less than 5 minutes with discussion.

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Micro

Framing

This question recreates one of the classic behavioral findings about framing. When confronted with a choice that has the same expected probability, people are often swayed by the way the choices are presented. Would you rather have a 10% chance of mortality or would you rather have a 90% chance of survival are the same but, not surprisingly people predictably choose a 90% chance of survival.

Course Used: Principles of Micro
Quiz Nature: Discussion Starter
Question Length: 1
Estimated Time to Play: Less than 2 minutes.

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Macro, Micro

Production Possibilities Quiz

This quick short quiz starts easy and gets harder for most students. It is best to play this Kahoot after going through the PPC thoroughly. Most students miss question 4 on whether unemployment shifts the PPC in or not.

Course Used: Principles of Micro, Principles of Macro
Quiz Nature: Concept Review
Question Length: 5
Estimated Time to Play: Less than 10 minutes.

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Micro

Elasticity, Consumer Theory, and Behavioral Economics

This Kahoot was used as a review for ECON 3 at the University of California at San Diego. The review equally covers consumer theory, behavioral economics and elasticity.

Course Used: Principles of Micro
Quiz Nature: Exam Review
Question Length: 12 Questions
Estimated Time to Play: 20-25 minutes

Micro

Income Inequality, Health, Safety and Crime

This Kahoot was used as a review for ECON 2 at the University of California at San Diego. The review covers income inequality, public goods, health, safety and crime.

Course Used: Principles of Micro
Quiz Nature: Exam Review
Question Length: 13 Questions
Estimated Time to Play: 22-28 minutes