Spreadsheets in Economics Teaching (References)

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Compiled by
Martin Poulter, Economics Network
last Updated
15 July 2002

Included: papers and articles from CHEER, Journal of Economic Education, Journal for Computer Enhanced Learning and CALECO conference proceedings.

Papers and Articles (Reverse Chronological Order)

Guest, R. (2002) “A simulation approach to the Taylor-Romer model of macroeconomic stabilisation” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v15 n1.

Paine, J. and A. Ramsden (2002) “Publishing and using spreadsheets on the web” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v15 n1.

Nævdal, E. (2002) “Numerical Optimal Control in Continuous Time Made Easy” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v15 n1.

Mixon, J. W. and S. Tohamy (2002) “Cost Curves and How They Relate” Journal of Economic Education v33 n1 p89 (Materials online)

Barreto, H. (2001) “Teaching Comparative Statics with Microsoft Excel” Journal of Economic Education v32 n4 p397 (Materials online)

Cheng, W. and C. Fan (2001) “Comparison Study of Different Implementations of Derivative Pricing Models” Journal of Economic Education v32 n2 p192

Smith, D. J. (2000) “Risk Simulation and the appraisal of investment projects” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v14 n1.

Mixon, J. W. Jr. and S. M. Tohamy (1999) “The Heckscher-Ohlin Model with variable input coefficients in spreadsheets” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v13 n2.

Reiss, J. A. (1999) “The generation of stock-price/yields data sets for the simulation of the two-asset portfolio model and the CAPM using spreadsheets” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v13 n2.

Judge, G. (1999) “Simple Monte Carlo studies on a spreadsheet” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v13 n2.

Brown, B. W. (1999) “A Computer Enhanced Course in Microeconomics” Journal for Computer Enhanced Learning, v99 n1.

Wilder, L. A. (1999) “Investigating Parameter Time Invariance or Stationarity with Excel Graphics” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v13 n1.

Whigham, D. and J. Whyte (1999) “A graphic view of input output relations with Excel” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v13 n1.

Mattfeldt, H and H Paetow (1999) “Using Spreadsheets for Analysing and Teaching Complex Economic Problems” in CALECO 98: Enhancing the Learning Experience in Economics and Business (Conference Proceedings), Bristol: Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Garne, J (1999) “Excel for Business Software in University Education” in CALECO 98: Enhancing the Learning Experience in Economics and Business (Conference Proceedings), Bristol: Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Paetow, H. (1998) “Long Run Dynamic Equilibrium Simulation through the Use of Spreadsheets” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v12 n1.

Evans, J. (1998) “A Demonstration of Sampling Theory and Expected Value Theory (Using the Attributes of Excel and Visual Basic)” in CALECO 97: Using Computer Technology in Economics and Business (Conference Proceedings), Bristol: Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Houston, J. (1997) “Economic Optimization using Excel’s Solver: a Macroeconomics Application and Some Comments on its Limitations” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v11 n1.

MacDonald, Z. (1996) “Economic Optimisation: An Excel Alternative to Estelle et al.'s GAMS Approach”Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v10 n3.

Tidball, J. (1996) “Creating CAL courseware with Microsoft Excel 5” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v10 n2.

Judge, G. (1996) “Student created spreadsheet models for teaching and learning: an initial self-evaluation of an experimental assignment” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v10 n2.

Thomas, R. (1996) “Calculating Real Rates of Interest Assuming an Inflationary Situation: An Excel Application” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v10 n1.

Whigham, D. (1996) “Using the Excel Solver to Investigate Student Appreciation of Integer Programming Principles in the Context of Optimal Forest Felling Strategies” in CALECO 95: Supporting Innovative Teaching and Learning (Conference Proceedings), Bristol: Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Houston, J. (1996) “A Spreadsheet Based Model of a Dual Economy” in CALECO 95: Supporting Innovative Teaching and Learning (Conference Proceedings), Bristol: Institute for Learning and Research Technology

Whitmarsh, D. (1995) “Richer Harvests: A CAI Approach to Teaching Fisheries Economics” Journal of Economic Education, v26 n4 pp336-351.

Rosser, M. (1995) “Modelling Game Theory with Spreadsheets” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v9 n2.

MacDonald, Z. (1995) “Teaching Linear Programming using Microsoft Excel Solver” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v9 n3.

Goddard, J.A., P.J. Romilly and M. Tavakoli. (1995) “Macroeconomics and Information Technology Applications” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, v9 n1.

Paetow, H. (1994) “Illustrating Microeconomic Theory by using Spreadsheets” Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, 22.
This paper is not available electronically, but is available from the Centre free to UK academics.

Adams, F. G. and E. Kroch (1989) “The Computer in the Teaching of Macroeconomics” Journal of Economic Education, v20 n3 pp269-280

Smith, L. M. and L. C. Smith (1988) “Teaching Microeconomics with Microcomputer Spreadsheets” Journal of Economic Education, v18 n4 pp363-382.

See also our list of education journals

Books

Whigham D. (1998) Quantitative Business Methods Using Excel 5.0. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Judge, G. (1990) Quantitative Analysis for Economics and Business Using Lotus 1-2-3. Hemel-Hempstead: Harvester-Wheatsheaf.

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