Tuesday, November 28, 2017

G11 - Week 15 - Day 1

In-class work
  1. News presentation
  2. Review for ch. 1-6 exam
    1. It will be paper 1 style
      1. Two questions - choose ONE only
      2. Must answer part a and b on the same question
      3. You will have 45 minutes in class, pen or pencil only on paper
    At-home work
    1. Test on Thursday

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    G11 - Week 13 - Day 1

    In-class work
    1. News presentation
    2. Questions
    3. Review
      At-home work
      1. Review for ch. 1-6 exam
        1. It will be paper 1 style
          1. Two questions - choose ONE only
          2. Must answer part a and b on the same question
          3. You will have 45 minutes in class, pen or pencil only on paper

      Thursday, November 9, 2017

      G11 - Week 12 - Day 2

      In-class work
      1. News presentation
      2. Questions
        1. Public goods - part 1
        2. Public goods - part 2
      3. Exercises 4-10
      4. Pick an externality you're interested from the book, videos, or class discussions so far and attempt to find data and research that has calculated the actual costs/benefits. Use sources that you can justify such as the World Bank, UN, WHO, CDC, etc and try to understand how they actually calculate the externalities and the specific solutions best recommended. Examples include:
        1. Air pollution
        2. Climate change
        3. Factory farming
        4. Smoking
        5. Traffic
        6. Public education
        7. Vaccinations
        8. Tree farms
        9. Large construction projects like airports or stadiums
        10. Etc.
        At-home work

        Tuesday, November 7, 2017

        G11 - Week 12 - Day 1

        In-class work
        1. News presentation
        2. Questions
        3. Exercises 1-3
        4. Pick an externality you're interested from the book, videos, or class discussions so far and attempt to find data and research that has calculated the actual costs/benefits. Use sources that you can justify such as the World Bank, UN, WHO, CDC, etc and try to understand how they actually calculate the externalities and the specific solutions best recommended. Examples include:
          1. Air pollution
          2. Climate change
          3. Factory farming
          4. Smoking
          5. Traffic
          6. Public education
          7. Vaccinations
          8. Tree farms
          9. Large construction projects like airports or stadiums
          10. Etc.
          At-home work

          Wednesday, November 1, 2017

          G11 - Week 11 - Day 2

          In-class work
          1. Ch. 6 vocabulary and diagram flashcards
          2. Questions
          3. Competitive markets (p. 25)
            1. Market failure occurs when any of the assumptions for perfectly competitive markets are NOT true
          4. Command and Control Solutions
          5. The Coase Theorem
            At-home work