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Economic Lowdown Podcast Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Accepting a cow as payment for a car is not udder-ly ridiculous. A collection of 21 podcasts provide high schoolers with the lowdown on economics. Topics covered include economics, banking, monetary policy, and the role the Federal...
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Analyzing Federal Reserve Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who or what is FRED, and what has FRED to do with the United States economy? Six resources in the "Analyzing Federal Reserve Data" unit module focus on how the Federal Reserve uses employment data, gross domestic product (GDP), and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Chapter 12: Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Uncle Sam wants YOU...to understand fiscal policy! With clear bullet points and informative graphs, your budding economists will understand the finer points of fiscal policy and its implications within the American economy, as well as...
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Instructional Video11:54
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Crash Course

Fiscal Policy and Stimulus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
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Podcast11:24
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Federal Reserve Bank

Episode 21: Fiscal Policy

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Should consumers buy items they don't really need? Scholars analyze how fiscal policy determines spending at a national level. The final podcast of a 21-part economic series discusses the role the federal government plays in using...
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Instructional Video2:15
Jacob Clifford

Fiscal Policy: Non-Discretionary vs Discretionary

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Review the difference between discretionary and non-discretionary fiscal policy, and the various types of government actions that belong in each category.
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Lesson Plan
Center for Literacy and Disability Studies

GDP and Fiscal Policy Monopoly

For Teachers 10th Standards
Using the classic game of Monopoly and a revised set of rules in this resource, your class members will discover how GDP is calculated and practice enacting expansionary or contractionary fiscal policies. What a great way to learn about...
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Instructional Video
ACDC Leadership

EconMovies 5: Cars (GDP, Recession, and Fiscal Policy)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Compare and contrast world economies and their differences in capital, and examine the four components of GDP with a dynamic speaker and scenes from the movie Cars. The video draws connections between the film and topics such as the...
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Lesson Plan
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What Works and What Doesn't: The Potential and Limitations of Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study micro- and macro-economies. They examine theories about fiscal policy and the relationships between consumption and output, tax policy and government spending changes. They also consider how economic perspectives...
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Worksheet
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Discretionary and Automatic Fiscal Policy

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Explore fiscal policies using this worksheet. Learners discuss economic policies as it relates to employment, aggregate demand, income tax rates, and recession.
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Worksheet
Federal Reserve Bank

Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Times of Crisis

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Following the 2008 financial crisis in the United States, why did fiscal policymakers increase government spending and reduce taxes? Discover the motivation behind these actions and learn about the separate functions of monetary and...
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Instructional Video9:19
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Crash Course

Monetary and Fiscal Policy: Crash Course Government and Politics #48

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered how much cash is actually available at any point in time in the United States? Scholars research how the monetary system is set up in the 48th installment of a 50-part series covering the United States government...
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Instructional Video4:04
Jacob Clifford

Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in...
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Lesson Plan
Council for Economic Education

The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners a crash course in balancing the books on the United States federal government level with an economics and government resource. Class members engage in a warm-up discussion and brainstorming session before answering...
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Lesson Plan
Carolina K-12

Learning About the Federal Budget: “Get a Pencil, You’re Tackling the Deficit!”

For Teachers 10th Standards
Your class members have been selected by the president to help solve the budget crisis as part of a special deficit commission. After learning about fiscal policy, economic theories, and the federal budget through a detailed PowerPoint...
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Instructional Video2:19
Jacob Clifford

Intro - Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, and Fiscal Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Similar to the value of reading a table of contents before delving into a complex textbook, check out this video introduction to a unit of economic concepts, including aggregate demand and supply and fiscal policy.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Graphing Monetary And Fiscal Policy Interactions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this economics instructional activity, students draw aggregate demand and supply curves for 3 monetary and fiscal policy combinations.
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Worksheet
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Two Ways to Analyze Fiscal Policy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Challenge your class with this fiscal policy activity. Learners analyze graphs to answer questions about aggregate expenditures, the real national income, and the recessionary gap.
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Worksheet
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The Tools of Fiscal Policy

For Students 10th - 12th
For this Tools of Fiscal Policy worksheet, students determine if various government policies are expansionary or contractionary, then complete a table on the effects of fiscal policy.
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Instructional Video3:21
Jacob Clifford

Multiplier and Taxes Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does the math work behind cutting taxes to close a recessionary gap? Here an economics instructor walks viewers through the step-by-step process of working with the spending multiplier to calculate changes in taxes and closing...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Exchange rates are dependent on a variety of factors. Scholars tease out these factors using a prompt from College Board. Another query examines the economic health of a country with barometers such as gross domestic product and wages. A...
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PPT
Curated OER

Chapter 13: Money and Banking

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Where does money come from? If your class can't answer this question (beyond "my parents"), this presentation will be a timely and appropriate way to teach them. Details about currency, money supply, and the banking system, help explain...
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Instructional Video9:53
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The Federal Reserve System Explained - Part 1/2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Federal Reserve System is explained in this two-part video. The history of the Reserve System and its influence on the economy is described. This clip is very clear and uses graphs to help describe the principals of the Federal...
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Worksheet
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The International Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
For this International Effects worksheet, students read background information then solve several problems from a variety of perspectives with variables.

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