Category Archives: pedagogy

Macroeconomic simulators/tools

Personal Inflation Calculators

Monetary policy

Fiscal policy

Public finance

International economics

Debt dynamics


  • UK Economy Simulator
    Take control of the UK budget and watch the projections of your decisions. Try to lead free market reforms without rampant inflation.
  • Tragedy of the Commons
    The classic experiment, with bunnies
  • Trade (via Nobel Prize)
    Use the intuitive and simple Hecksher-Ohlin model to make gains from trade for you island
  • Hot Shot Business
    An online computer game that teaches entrepreneurship: start a fun business, and make some money
  • Cotton Millionaire
    You’re a Victorian cotton merchant: will you make a million or go belly up?
  • PaperClips

Collecting and Presenting Data

This article intends to walk through a process for collecting and presenting data. It will include some basic commands in Excel and Powerpoint. The slide deck below provides a step-by-step guide. You should follow it in order to complete the set tasks.

You will need the following to get started:


1. Replicate the following PDF file (but without the patterned fill): “aje_data_chart.pdf

2. Replicate the following PNG image (but without the patterned fill):

  • Download “aje_data_2.xlsx
  • Email me for the solution: “aje_data_3.xlsx”

Resources on data visualisation:

Some examples of good data visualisation:


This is part of my online course on Analytics.