Applied Economics Teaching Resources

an AAEA Journal

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

About AETR

Applied Economics Teaching Resources (AETR) is an online, open access, and peer-reviewed journal. The aim of the journal is to provide an inclusive outlet for research, teaching and Extension education scholarship encompassing but not limited to research articles, case studies, classroom games, commentaries, experiential learning, and pedagogy.  The goal is to support and advance teaching and Extension education within the scholarly areas of agricultural and applied economics, and agribusiness economics and management. AETR seeks to publish articles that are diverse in both scope and authorship. It serves as a platform for addressing and contributing to our understanding of important societal issues, including inequality and discrimination, as well as how shifts in pedagogy (e.g., growing reliance on remote and hybrid learning modalities) may impact accessibility and inclusion.

The journal is online and open access through Agecon Search. All submissions are peer-reviewed and held to the high standards exhibited in the agricultural and applied economics profession. The journal editor is Dr. Jason Bergtold at Kansas State University ( and the journal is published by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

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Special Issue: Contemporary Adjustments Needed for Teaching Water Economics In Light of Challenges Facing the Water Sector and its Users

Contemporary Adjustments Needed to Teaching Water Economics in Light of Changes Facing the Water Sector and Its Users: Introduction to the Special Issue
Ariel Dinar and Mehdi Nemati
August 16, 2023

Teaching Water Economics Using Dynamics and a Political Economy Framework
David Zilberman, Scott Kaplan, Alice Huang, Lanie Goldberg
August 16, 2023

Reconciling Theory and Practice in Higher Education Water Economics Courses
Roy Brouwer
August 15, 2023

Teaching Principles of Water Economics to Non-Economists: Lessons from California
Mehdi Nemati and Ariel Dinar
August 14, 2023

Innovations for the Water Resource Economics Curriculum: Training the Next Generation
Frank A. Ward
August 12, 2023

Teaching Water Resource Economics for Policy Analysis
Bonnie Colby
August 11, 2023

Teaching Water and Sanitation Economics and Policy with a Focus on Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Dale Whittington and Duncan Andrew Thomas
August 10, 2023

Teaching Water Economics by Building Problem-Based Case Studies
David Zetland
August 9, 2023
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Teaching Water Economics in a Desert Environment
Slim Zekri
August 8, 2023
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Solving Optimal Groundwater Problems with Excel
Christopher A. Wada, Sittidaj Pongkijvorasin, James A. Roumasset, and Kimberly M. Burnett
August 7, 2023
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Simulating a Water Market: An In-Class Activity to Compare Market Efficiency under Various Institutions and Relative Advantages of Agents
Kyle D. Wilson
August 6, 2023

Water and Economics: Why We Need and Ought to Teach Water Economics in the Modern Economics Curriculum
Mohammad Mashiur Rahman, Samrat Kunwar, Niraj Khatiwada, Mengqi Liu, Alok Bohara, Jingjin Wang
August 4, 2023

Reimagining Teaching Water Issues through Integrative Experiential Learning
Samrat B. Kunwar, Niraj Khatiwada, Mohammad Mashiur Rahman, Mengqi Liu, Swati Thapa,
August 3, 2023

Teaching Price Elasticity of Demand and Marginal Analysis using Household Water Pricing
Eric Edwards , Sara A. Sutherland, Anastasia W. Thayer
August 2, 2023
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Case Study

To Rebuild or Not to Rebuild When Disaster Hits
Jada M. Thompson, Misti D. Sharp, and Jonathan C. Walton
April 18, 2023
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Teaching and Educational Methods

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