Use of Games and Simulations for Teaching Economic Concepts and Principles in Natural Resource Management and Environmental Policy Analysis

Presenters: William M. Park, University of Tennessee, and Kurt Stephenson, Virginia Tech



Abstract: Participants reviewed the variety of classroom games and simulations that address issues related to natural resources management and environmental policy options. They also learned general guidelines for increasing the effectiveness of this instructional approach. A pollution allowance trading game used by the authors was demonstrated.

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Contact Information: 
William M. Park
University of Tennessee
Department of Agricultural Economics
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4518
(865) 974-7231
Fax: 865 974-7484

Kurt Stephenson
Virginia Tech
Dept. of Agricultural & Applied Economics
Blacksburg, VA 24060