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Will, Nick, Rodney and Daniel with Dr. John Michelman

Will, Nick, Rodney and Daniel with Dr. John Michelman

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The University of Cincinnati: “Today’s Learners Tomorrow’s Leaders” (TL2).

“Today’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Leaders” (TL2) is a three week course that Economics On the Move (EOTM) developed with the Economics Center at the University of Cincinnati (UC). TL2 uses the experience of Greater Cincinnati area firms to teach economics. Students who successfully complete TL2 earn three transferable college credit units for ‘Principle of Microeconomics’ from the University of Cincinnati. EOTM founder and Executive Director, Dr. Daniel Barkley was the instructor for TL2. This summer students toured Sur-Seal, Michelman, Kings, Island, Cincinnati Reds and Great American Ball Park, Luxottica, Here’s what TL2 looked like by the numbers:

34 STUDENTS

15 DAYS June 9 – June 27


9 CHAPTERS from Microeconomics (Mankiw)
Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 3, Gains from Trade
Chapter 4, Supply and Demand
Chapter 5, Elasticity and Its Applications
Chapter 6, Supply, Demand and Government Policies 
Chapter 13, Cost of Production
Chapter 14, Perfect Competition
Chapter 15, Pure Monopoly
Chapter 16, Monopolistic Competition
Chapter 17 Oligopolies and Game 

 

8 IN-CLASS EXERCISES
Why do People Trade? 
Finding Your Comparative Advantage 
A Market in Wheat 
Cost of Production and Diminishing Returns
What Type of Merger Is It?
Examples of Anti-Competitive Behavior 
Paper Airplanes and Division of Labor
Resume Workshop and Mock Interviews 

7 TOURS
University of Cincinnati Campus Tour
Dan Hurley’s Queen City Bus Tour
Sur-Seal
Michelman
Kings Island
Cincinnati Reds and Great American Ball Park 
Luxottica

2 GUEST LECTURERS
Jeff Rexhausen, Senior Researcher at U.C.’s Economics Center
” Economics Analysis on G.E.’s Deal to Bring 1800 Jobs to Downtown”

Marissa Schoonover, Program Coordinator UC Career Center
“Writing resumes, social media postings, interviewing tips, job search” 

 

1 MIDTERM
10 Multiple Choice
10 Problem Questions
3 Essays

1 FINAL
35 Multiple Choice Questions
6 Essay  

TL2 Students at Luxottica Retail in Mason, Ohio

TL2 Students at Luxottica Retail in Mason, Ohio

Will, Nick, Rodney and Daniel with Dr. John Michelman

Will, Nick, Rodney and Daniel with Dr. John Michelman

Dr. John Michelman, TL2 Students, and TL2 instructor Dr. Daniel Barkley

Dr. John Michelman, TL2 Students, and TL2 instructor Dr. Daniel Barkley

James Bradley Statute

James Bradley Statute

James Bradly and Skyline of Cincinnati

James Bradly and Skyline of Cincinnati

Rodney Poses with James Bradley

Rodney Poses with James Bradley

Plum Street Temple

Plum Street Temple

Diamond Seats

Diamond Seats

Great American Ball Park

Johnny Bench statute

Johnny Bench statute

Cincinnati Reds Dugout

Cincinnati Reds Dugout

Stephanie, Payton, Bradon, Zach & De Assez

Stephanie, Payton, Bradon, Zach & De Assez

Cincinnati Reds Dugout Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati Reds Dugout Great American Ball Park

Kings Island International Street

Kings Island International Street

Alexis at Kings Island Tour and Lecture

Alexis at Kings Island Tour and Lecture

Johnny Bench statute at Great American Ball Park

Johnny Bench statute at Great American Ball Park

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