Macroeconomics Teacher Resources

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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...
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Macroeconomic Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify the main phases of the business cycle and the conditions that are expected during a recession and boom. They discuss the difficulty of economic policy making. They practice solving equations using interest rates.
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Undercounting Unemployment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine what defines unemployment numbers in the United States. In this economic data lesson, students complete worksheets, watch a video, and have a class debate in order to understand how the U.S. defines and comes up with...
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Price Elasticity of Demand (PED)

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this economics learning exercise, students respond to 18 short answer and problem solving questions regarding the concept of elasticity.
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Production Possibilities Curve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Demonstrate the important economic principles of the production possibilities curve, including how to calculate opportunity cost and graph curves by using a table or calculation. Learners use a variety of methods, including videos,...
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Aggregate Demand Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Enlist the support of Mr. Clifford in your lesson on aggregate demand, as the economics instructor explains what the term means and entails, illustrates the downward facing slope of aggregate demand on a graph, and guides students in...
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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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The Economics of Dallas Buyers Club

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do entrepreneurship and crony capitalism intersect with federal regulation and the Food and Drug Administration in Dallas Buyers Club? This is a fascinating video that covers a wealth of economic concepts while referencing the recent...
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"The Cluster of Errors" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Does the financial crises of 2008 fit the Austrian economic theory of "boom and bust"? American economics professor Lawrence H. White discusses economists' rationale for following interest rates and the reliability of turning to theory...
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Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders identify and define in writing, various economic terms by conducting a Web search. For this macroeconomics lesson, 12th graders explain the development process and purpose of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book by conducting...
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Economic Growth

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can you use aggregate demand and supply to illustrate economic growth? Savvy economics instructor Mr. Clifford illustrates how interest rates affect aggregate demand and supply in the long and short run, and how long run aggregate...
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Money Multiplier & Reserve Requirement

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the money multiplier, and how does it affect the total increase of money supply? Mr. Clifford explains the difference in how the money supply changes when the Federal Reserve System purchases bonds versus when an average person...
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Monetary Policy and Aggregate Demand

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Draw connections between the supply and demand for money to the total, aggregate demand for final goods and services in an economy with this instructional video. Mr. Clifford will not only explain these key economic concepts, but will...
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Comparative Advantage and Terms of Trade

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce your young economists to the concepts of international trade and comparative advantage with Mr. Clifford, a fantastic and tech-savvy economics instructor who uses video to teach economic concepts in an engaging and clear...
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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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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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Unemployment and the Future of Jobs in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unemployment: The job of the future. The resource, designed for high school scholars, explains unemployment rates, recessions, and job trends that are impacting employment in the United States. Academics explore potential careers of the...
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Loanable Funds & Crowding Out

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take a closer look at the loanable funds market and the graph representing how the demand and supply for loans determines the real interest rate in an economy.
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Interest Rates: Real vs Nominal Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Are interest rates a good or bad thing? Explain to your young economists why the answer depends on such factors as who is buying and lending and what is the inflationary rate, and how this all ties into banking practices and general...
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Money Multiplier Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Now that your young economists have had an introduction to how the money multiplier affects money supply in general, use this instructional video to guide them in practicing how to calculate the change in money supply given difference...
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Positive Externalities

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Watch as an economics instructor guides students through what happens when the free market fails to allocate an efficient quantity. He attempts in 90 seconds or less to discuss the positive externality graph and how a government can come...
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Aggregate Supply Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In less than three minutes, introduce your young economists to the short-run aggregate supply curve, illustrating the production of all goods in the country. The video discusses what can shift the curve on the graph to the right or left,...
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Externalities

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What does AXE body spray have to do with externalities? Find out with this fun video, and help your young economists understand external benefits and external costs with the support of an engaging economics instructor.
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"Fear the Boom" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why were aggregate swings in the economy and business cycles more pronounced (i.e. "boom and bust") in heavy industries in the nineteenth century? Discover the Austrian capital theory as Friedrich Hayek elaborated it through an interview...