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Macroeconomic Policies

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine the main distinctions between the three key economic policies used by governments. They analyze key terms and learn to apply them to real life examples. They develop the key skills of analysis and evaluation.
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Macroeconomic Policies

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view a PowerPoint presentation on macroeconomic policies. They identify and define the main distinctions between the three key economic policies used by governments and debate their merits.
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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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Foreign Exchange (FOREX)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Explain the supply and demand for different currencies using this video, in which a savvy economics instructor breaks down the macroeconomic concept of foreign exchange with graphs, illustrations, and an approachable teaching style.
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Chapter 1: The Nature and Method of Economics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Graphing Monetary Policy Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In the second half of an instructional video on graphing the money market supply graph, Mr. Clifford explains to macroeconomic students how the money market affects aggregate demand with an inflationary gap, and how the Fed reacts when...
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Money Supply

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Mr. Clifford talks monetary policy in another one of his great macroeconomics instructional videos, which includes discussion of the three shifters of money supply: the reserve ratio, discount rate, and open market operations.
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Intro - FOREX and International Trade

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Here is a quick introduction to a series of macroeconomics videos on international trade and foreign exchange. Mr. Clifford, economics instructor and video presenter, briefly mentions the topics he will cover in his series, such as net...
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Change in Demand vs Change in Quantity Demanded

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce your young economists to the completely distinct concepts of change in demand versus change in quantity demanded. Like having a personal economics instructor in your own home, Mr. Clifford guides students through this key...
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Prioritizing National Economic Goals

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders define the generally accepted list of national economic goals. They discuss the compatability/incompatibility of goals. They participate in a consensus-building exercise to rank economic goals in order of importance.
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Market Failure: Externalities and their Remedies

For Students 11th - 12th
In this macroeconomics learning exercise, students respond to 41 short answer and fill in the blank questions regarding economic concepts related to market failure.
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The Phillips Curve

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does the Phillips Curve illustrate the three different places the economy can be in? Follow along with Mr. Clifford as he explains the ins and outs of this graph, including what marks a recession and inflation, and how the curve can...
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2002 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Imagine the United States is experiencing an unusually high unemployment rate. What options does the federal government have to kick-start the economy? Learners consider the question with a structured prompt. Other questions examine...
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2001 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The European Union has had a profound effect on world economic dynamics. A structured inquiry investigates its impacts on global interest rates. Other authentic testing materials from College Board explore banking reserve requirements...
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2006 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Interest rates and unemployment rates help gauge the health of an economy. Learners consider various factors that affect economic indicators using authentic materials from College Board. Problems also include practice creating graphs.
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Economics Quiz

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this economic worksheet, students answer 55 multiple-choice questions. Most of the questions are microeconomic in nature but there are macroeconomics questions as well.
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Sorting Out Macroeconomic Theories

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Sorting Out Macroeconomic Theories, learners 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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Intro: Basic Economic Concepts

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Before delving into the bank of instructional videos that this economics instructor has to offer, check out an introductory video in which he offers a quick overview of the topics he will be covering in the particular unit.
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Foreign Exchange Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Task your young economists with practicing how to identify who demands and supplies dollars in foreign exchanges, as well as recognizing the four shifters of the foreign exchange market and their effect in given scenarios.
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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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Aggregate Demand and Supply and LRAS

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Learn about the "most important graph in all of macroeconomics: aggregate demand and aggregate supply". Here, an economics instructor explains how wages, resource prices, and supply are all affected within shifting aggregate curves.
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Chapter 7: Measuring Domestic Output, National Income, and the Price Level

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young economists will enjoy this approachable and informative presentation. It is full of helpful graphs and definitions. Especially interesting will be the graph that measures the global perspective of the underground economy as a...
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Time Inconsistency: Today’s Actions = Tomorrow’s Regrets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do we choose instant gratification over maximizing lifetime satisfaction? How is this reflected in government and macroeconomics? Learn how one research analyst proposes individuals and governments can accomplish greater lifetime...
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Long Run Aggregate Supply, Recession, and Inflation (LRAS)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What happens to price, quantity, and GDP on a graph when the aggregate demand and aggregate supply curves shift? Economics instructor Mr. Clifford provides another great instructional video for macroeconomics students, covering such...