Macroeconomics Teacher Resources

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Monopolies and Anti-Competitive Markets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take your knowledge of monopolies off the board game and into economic concepts with an engaging video from Crash Course Economics. It explains the philosophy behind government regulations of monopolies and horizontal integration, the...
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Factors for Economic Integration in Western Europe since 1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the European Union has been a part of economic landscape for decades, it grew out of a period of economic integration after World War II. Using a round table method, class members analyze and discuss the events leading up to the...
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There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch - The Economic Lowdown

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine a pizza place offers your school free pizza for lunch. No strings attached, right? Not so, say economists. Using a video from the Fed, young scholars examine the meaning of concepts such as scarcity and opportunity cost to...
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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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The Monetary Equation of Exchange

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this economics instructional activity, several basic principles of macroeconomics are explained, then students solve problems with varying rates of velocity and money supply.
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Wage Curve Theory

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars examine both the Phillips Curve and the Wave Curve theories of economics. They read case studies which have implications for labor economics as well as macroeconomics.
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Introduction to Interest

For Students 10th - 12th
Here is a simple tutorial on the difference between simple and compound interest. In it, Sal describes what interest is, defines the vocabulary of principle and interest rate. He also models year-by-year the amount of money owed under...
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Currency Exchange Introduction

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Learners are introduced to fluctuating currency exchange rates and the role therein of supply and demand. They understand the inverse relationship between supply and price based on these concepts, and view a hypothetical scenario...
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Data on Chinese US Balance of Payments

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal references the US Bureau of Economic Analysis to demonstrate discrepancies in US imports and exports with actual documentation. A financial account chart documents the inflow and outflow of asset ownerships, and Sal observes how few...
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Nominal and Real GDP

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can we provide a true measurement of GDP when dollar values increase over time as a result of inflation? Review the concept of nominal versus real GDP with your class members with this quick and informative video. 
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CPI Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Using market baskets and base years, how do we calculate consumer price index (CPI)? Check out the instruction offered by an engaging and informative economics teacher, who will walk you and your class members step-by-step through the...
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GDP Deflator Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is a GDP deflator, and how do we calculate it? Support your learners through this process using this video as a resource, which explains step-by-step how to work with an equation calculating not only the GDP deflator, but also...
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GDP and Economic Growth

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Get into the nitty gritty of GDP as this economics instructor breaks down how we measure the growth of an economy within a country's borders. You will review the four components (consumers, investments, government, and foreign...
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Business Cycle Unit Summary

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Experience the ebb and flow of the economy with a video reviewing the fundamental concepts of the business cycle. Here you'll find an explanation of how unemployment, GDP growth, and inflation are all present in a basic graph of the...
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Budget Busters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use this economic activity to focus on writing summaries of informational text. First, middle schoolers define common economic terms used to describe news about the economy. They closely read news about the federal budget deficit and...
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Have and Have-Not

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Is there a correlation between a country's wealth and the extent of its ecological footprint? What exactly constitutes an ecological footprint, and how does one country stack up against the rest? This is a unique lesson to incorporate...
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Multiplier Effect, MPC, and MPS

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce the multiplier effect to your class members and help them understand the difference between the marginal propensity to consume and save.
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Classical vs. Keynesian Aggregate Supply

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between the Classical and Keynesian models of economics with regard to price levels and the aggregate supply graphs?
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Calculating the Multiplier

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Watch as an instructor guides viewers through a quick practice of calculating the spending multiplier in economics, as well as reviews the implications of increased individual spending or saving on the economy.
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Principles of Microeconomics for AP® Courses 2e

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An informational textbook covers key principles related to microeconomics, such as consumer behavior and using models to understand economic issues. Young scholars also complete self-check questions at the end of each section to check...
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European Muslim Unemployment

For Teachers 12th
Economics students explore the impact of immigration on the economy, along with other aspects of the Muslim migration into Europe. While the lesson may be effective, the PowerPoint on which it is based is not accessible. Nevertheless,...
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The National Economy - Measures and Models

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils review economic goals and evaluate progress in achieving those goals. They focus on equity, efficiency, economic freedom and growth. They provide and example of a production decision for the economy as a whole.
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Holiday Market Basket Information

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners practice with calculation of a price index using a fictitious market basket. They apply higher level problem-solving skills and develop an awareness of multicultural holiday rituals.
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The Trial of Monty Terry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and analyze the Federal Reserve System. They participate in a reader's theater, acting out the roles typical of a courtroom drama as they determine whether the defendant, Monty Terry, is guilty or innocent of...