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BBC Learning English | For teachers | Talking Business Grammar Students > Grammar Copyright © Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Teaching Economics-Game choice First, choose your game here to get logins and passwords for your students (max: 100 players for each game). Industrial Organization Price discrimination, vertical differentiation and peak-load pricing Players take price and quantity decisions for an airline on a given route against a robot competitor. Try the demo to have an idea. Short Market Games - Introductory Microeconomics The 5 market games below can be played on their own or one after the other: Instructor's Guide Demand is the same in all of the games and is proportional to the number of players on the markets (Demand data). Competition Game: Impact of fixed costs and capacity constraints on price and profits, with differentiated goods Oligopolistic price competition for differentiated products. The players will be spread across the different universes (if possible, one universe for 4-5 players is good). Competition Game: Sunk costs, monopoly, and introduction to the Competition Game above Try with one player to have an idea.
23 facts about the Shard | Art and design A worker looks up at the Shard. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP • The Shard is 309.6 metres (1,016ft) high. • The building reached its top height on 19 June. • It has 11,000 glass panels. • The area of the glass façade is 56,000 sq metres (602,779 sq ft), which equals eight football pitches. • There are 44 lifts, including double-decker lifts. • There are 306 flights of stairs. • The total floor space is 11 hectares (27 acres). • 95% of the construction materials are recycled. • 20% of the steelwork is from recycled sources. • The design was influenced by the irregular nature of the site. • Each facet forms a shard, a plane of glass gently inclined inwards, rising towards the top. • The corners of the development are open and the shards do not touch, allowing the building to "breathe". • There are 72 habitable floors. • A further 15 levels will make up the "spire". • The ground-floor Shard Plaza will be a public area with seating and plants. • The Shard is the tallest building in Europe.
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