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31 resources with the concept fiscal policy

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Economic Lowdown Podcast Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Accepting a cow as payment for a car is not udder-ly ridiculous. A collection of 21 podcasts provide high schoolers with the lowdown on economics. Topics covered include economics, banking, monetary policy, and the role the Federal...
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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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Macroeconomics 15 Minute Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Don't underestimate the amount of content you can review in under 15 minutes! Watch as this familiar and savvy economics instructor provides an overview of all macroeconomics, from scarcity and the production possibilities curve to trade...
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2017 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Learners get extra practice graphing complicated economic concepts using authentic College Board materials. Problem sets include examinations of consumer versus capital goods, and the effects of various financial policies on an economy...
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2003 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A country experiences inflation. What options does the government have to control the problem? Using authentic materials from College Board, learners consider the problem. Additional questions explore supply and demand curves, as well as...
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2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Exchange rates are dependent on a variety of factors. Scholars tease out these factors using a prompt from College Board. Another query examines the economic health of a country with barometers such as gross domestic product and wages. A...
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1999 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Gross domestic product can be a telling indicator about the health of a country, but it has limitations. Learners examine common indicators using structured prompts and problem sets from the College Board. Other practice problems include...
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Episode 21: Fiscal Policy

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Should consumers buy items they don't really need? Scholars analyze how fiscal policy determines spending at a national level. The final podcast of a 21-part economic series discusses the role the federal government plays in using...
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Economic Data Lesson: Economic Policy Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you make decisions that will impact millions of people around the nation? Scholars research the role of the Federal Reserve, and its Chairman, on the economic outlook of the country. They analyze current trends in unemployment,...
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GDP Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the economy needs a check-up? Scholars analyze the gross domestic product (GDP) to determine the overall health of the current economy. They use a short video clip as well as economic data to determine the current growth of the...
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The Fiscal Ship

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can young economists right the fiscal ship of the United States before it sinks? Learners use an interactive simulation to navigate the waters of the federal deficit in an effort to curb the federal deficit. They make active decisions of...
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Federal Budget Lesson Plan and Fiscal Ship Student Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The federal budget has never been so fun! Using an interactive game, high schoolers choose from a variety of policy options after identifying goals and try to balance these changes in policy with a federal budget. 
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The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners a crash course in balancing the books on the United States federal government level with an economics and government resource. Class members engage in a warm-up discussion and brainstorming session before answering...
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Fiscal Policy and Stimulus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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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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Intro - Market Failures and the Government

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What can microeconomics students expect to learn about when it comes to a unit on market failures and the role of the government? Introduce your young economists to the why and how of free market failures and how the government...
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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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Crowding Out

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
This is an incredible resource for teaching your young economists about the loanable funds market and the concept of crowding out. It includes a hands-on, physical activity that serves as a metaphor to help explain the economic practice.
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People's Pie

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young economists design fiscal policy and gain a greater understanding of balancing the needs and wants of the general public. Using an online interactive game, they will practice setting tax levels and retirement age, funding government...
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Multiplier and Taxes Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does the math work behind cutting taxes to close a recessionary gap? Here an economics instructor walks viewers through the step-by-step process of working with the spending multiplier to calculate changes in taxes and closing...
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Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in...
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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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Sample Test: The US Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a 20-question multiple-choice test on the United States economy, covering such topics as CPI, the business cycle, real GDP, and industrialization. 
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Chapter 13: Money and Banking

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Where does money come from? If your class can't answer this question (beyond "my parents"), this presentation will be a timely and appropriate way to teach them. Details about currency, money supply, and the banking system, help explain...