Taylor Tutorial and
A flexible, interactive computerized tutorial is
available for students to review basic concepts covered in
the text. A tutorial for each chapter in the text provides a
second opportunity for students to review concepts and
models and then to test themselves on what they've learned.
A glossary and context-sensitive help are always available.
The simulation component of the software includes more than
60 years of data on more than twenty key economic
indicators, allowing students to graph and compare various
measurement instruments and print out their results.
Download a demo of the software:
This demo (available for the PC only) contains chapters
1-5 of the tutorials and the first 5 simulations. The
glossary is also available for previewing. The demo is 2.72
MB and depending on the speed of your Internet connection,
may take anywhere from a few seconds to 15-30 minutes to
download on a 14.4 or 28.8 modem. If you need assistance
downloading or have any questions, please
Step I: Print these
- You will need to leave your browser to install the
files on your hard drive. Print these instructions now so
you will have a reference later.
Step II: Download the demo to a folder
on your computer
- Switch to your Win95 C: drive or Win3.1 program
manager now to create a folder called Download (or
choose another folder name). Windows 95 users may
already have a C:/Download folder created.
- Change back to your browser to view this page. (You
do not need to close your browser to create the folder.)
Click to download the three parts to the demo now
part 1 | part
2 | part 3. (2.72 MB)
- You may see a dialog box that asks you what you want
to do with each file. Click "Save to disk." Then
choose the Download folder you created in Step II(1).
Do this three times--once for each file. The
files demo1.exe, demo2.exe, and demo3.exe
will be copied to your computer.
Step III: Decompress the demo on your
- Leave your browser and click to the Download
folder (or other place to which you saved the files)
on your C: drive. The files are compressed to save time
downloading. You will need to decompress the files to
install them on your hard drive.
- Double click on demo1.exe in the Download
folder. The files will be expanded in DOS mode. You may
see a black screen appear. Click back to the C: drive
folder and double click on demo2.exe. The files
will expand. Double click on demo3.exe and the
files will expand. (Win3.1 users may need to click in and
out of the Download folder in order to show the expanded
Step IV: Install (Run
- Go to the C:/Download folder where you decompressed
the files in Step III (2). Click on Setup.exe.
This will run the installation program.
Step V: Run the program
If you need assistance downloading or have any
- Click the "Taylor Economics Courseware" dolphin
icon to begin. Follow the directions on screen.
Chapters 1-5 of the tutorials are available for review.
Text descriptions of the simulations are also provided.