Keynesian Economics Teacher Resources

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An Intro to Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Robert Skidelsky on Keynesian Economics - It's All About Spending

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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Hayek's Gift

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
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. 
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"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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Chapter 19: Disputes Over Macro Theory and Policy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Graphing Macroeconomic Theories

For Students 11th - 12th
Review macroeconomic theories and graphing using this resource. Learners analyze a diagram illustrating various supply curves, and then complete fill in the blank questions.
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Learning About the Federal Budget: “Get a Pencil, You’re Tackling the Deficit!”

For Teachers 10th - 12th 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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Classical and Keynesian Views of the Economy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
For this economic worksheet, students answer questions and examine graphs representing the two views on economics. Students are then asked to write about their own opinion.
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Sorting Out Macroeconomic Theories

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Sorting Out Macroeconomic Theories, students match thirty-one ideas with the economic theory they are aligned with. Students write the idea under the name of the correct theory.
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Reconciling the Keynesian Aggregate Expenditure Model with Aggregate Demand and Supply Model

For Students 10th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, students read a summary of the different theories, examine graphs, then determine which model each graph is illustrating.
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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
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.
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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists. 
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Keynesian Economics and Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students examine and analyze the characteristic problem of each phase of the business cycle. Students articulate the appropriate choices for each of the problems described. Students apply the writing process to write an essay.

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