John Maynard Keynes Teacher Resources
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Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
Opt out of another dry economics lesson with this crazy video featuring a performance and rap song about the contributions and theories of economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The primary topic of focus is a boom and bust...
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
How quickly can an economy recover from a shock? John Maynard Keynes challenges the classical economist view of a self-correcting economy with his 1936 work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. A short view features the...
Two economists walk into a restaurant...Here is a fun video clip that provides a small glimpse into the influential economic theories of John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek.
Get the full scoop on John Maynard Keynes and the origins of his incredible influence on macroeconomics and the role of government. British economist Robert Skidelsky offers unique insight into Keynesian economics and its fundamental...
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
Have your class take a look at the macroeconomy. Learners answer several questions using sound economic reasoning to support their responses. Students then graph information.
When you have money in your pockets, is it better to save or spend? Weigh the benefits of saving money in banks versus spending money to create opportunities for employment with this brief animated video, which is part of a series of six...
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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...
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists.
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...
Instruct your future businessmen and women about the different theories of economics in this informative presentation. With graphs and thorough explanations, these slides would couple well with a lecture on Classical and Keynesian...
CliffsNotes provides a list of study questions to help your high schoolers grapple with The Worldly Philosophers. Some of them are simple and straight forward, while others offer an opportunity to dig in deeper! Consider printing this...
If the extent of your class' economic knowledge is the five-dollar bill they spent on lunch, then this presentation will be a good introduction to economics. From the basics of policy economics versus theoretical economics, to the...
In this online interactive American history worksheet, high schoolers answer 20 fill in the blank questions regarding the domestic policies of the New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this compound interest learning exercise, students solve 1 word problem about compound interest. Students determine the amount of money two men have to retire given two different saving scenarios.
Students discuss the presidential election in 1932. In this U.S. history lesson, students compare and contrast the differences between the Hoover administration and the administration of FDR. Students work in groups and present the...
Students examine how the Bretton Woods meeting of 1944 came about to recognize the need for international monetary stability. They study a number of aspects of the meeting.