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49 resources with the concept recessions

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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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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 Fed Explained

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animated videos, colorful graphics, and catchy examples help young economists gain an understanding of the Federal Reserve and its role in the Reserve System. The nine resources in the collection cover such basic economic concepts as...
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The Story of the Federal Reserve System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
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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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GDP: Does It Measure Up?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Here is resource that offers a very clear explanation for how economists measure economic growth by comparing real GDP over time. There is also an additional learning exercise that details the expenditure method and four components for...
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Recession is Not Recess

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An impressive lesson plan produced by The Washington Post on various aspects of economics. This nine-page page lesson plan has an amazing variety of activities embedded in it for high school students. There are great worksheets,...
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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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What Causes an Economic Recession?

For Students 9th - 12th
Recession, depression, economic slowdown, weak market—we're familiar with the words but not ascertain what they mean and the causes of these economic fluctuations. A short video attempts to explain a very complex system.
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2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Foreign exchange rates have a ripple effect on economies worldwide. A case study asks scholars to examine what would happen to international investment and capital after tweaking variables that can ricochet around the world. A second...
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2000 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
When a country faces a recession, the government has various options: decrease taxes to stimulate consumer spending or increase taxes to fund projects. Which works best? Young economists ponder this question, along with how an increase...
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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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2007 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Australia and New Zealand are close trading partners. So what happens when one country goes into a recession? Learners consider the impact using authentic materials from College Board. Other practice questions include examinations of the...
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2008 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How could consumer confidence affect an economy otherwise operating smoothly? A prompt from College Board examines the topic. Other questions include exploring the production possibilities of two fictional nations and evaluating a...
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2012 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A fictional country is facing tough economic times and has a few options to tinker with the economy. Which is the best path forward? Scholars consider the best way to reverse a recession using materials from College Board. Other queries...
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2013 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
While inflation is an expected part of the economy, how does it affect other factors, such as loan and interest rates? Learners consider questions such as these in authentic College Board materials. Other practice questions include...
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2018 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
When recessions happen, they impact markets around the world. Scholars explore the effects with a prompt from the College Board exam. Other analytical exercises include evaluating the trade-offs that happen when societies produce...
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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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Episode 18: The Business Cycle

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever ridden a ride that goes up and down so many times it almost makes you sick? Scholars research the concept of a business cycle in the 18th podcast of a 21-part Economic Lowdown series. They investigate the factors leading to...
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The Fed Explains Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is monetary policy, and how does it relate to the Federal Reserve? Take high schoolers through an entertaining account of the basics behind monetary policy and its place in the modern world of economics.
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Recession, Hyperinflation, and Stagflation

For Students 9th - 12th
What's the problem with a room full of cash? Learn about the problems and ramifications of extreme economic situations with an informative video about hyperinflation, recession and depression, and staggflation.
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The 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You may remember the 2008 financial crisis like it was yesterday, but the learners in your class were likely too young to understand what was going on at the time. Clarify a now-historic moment in United States economics with a Crash...
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What's all the Yellen About? Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most countries experience an economic slump from time to time. Learn about the ways the Federal Reserve can intervene in a struggling economy before a crisis occurs with a short video from Crash Course Economics that focuses on monetary...
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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...