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Students examine the tools of fiscal and monetary policy. They identify how economic stabilization tools affect the money supply, interest rates, and aggregate demand.
In this economics worksheet, students use their problem solving skills to respond to 12 questions relating to aggregate supply and demand.
Ensure your economists understand demand and supply curves with this 13-question inflation and unemployment worksheet. Although it references a text, information students need is included on a separate notes handout (included). Consider having students take notes instead of simply reading. Simple definition questions include concepts such as stagflation and aggregate, and several short-answer questions have students considering the influence of supply and demand on GDP.
Students read excerpts from a Washington Post article about a reduction in short term interest rates in 1998. They identify sections in it dealing with monetary policy. In another article, they compare the federal funds rate with other interest rates and create a graph illustrating what would happen to aggregate output if aggregate demand is restrained.
What tools doe the Congress and the Federal Reserve can use to correct economic problems. Interested minds examine how the use of those tools affects the money supply, interest rates, and aggregate demand. This is a great resource with attached links, activities, and handouts.
Bring the intricacies of the Aggregate Demand-Aggregate Supply Model (AD-AS) to life in this detailed - yet understandable - presentation. Viewers will appreciate the clear explanations and graphs as they begin their adventure through the world of economics.
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer questions regarding an aggregate demand graph. In addition, students answer 8 fill in the blank questions pertaining to shifts in aggregate demand.
Students analyze major events in terms of aggregate demand and supply models. The Activity provides students with a range of 'newspaper headline' events. They analyze the event using the aggregate demand and aggregate supply model.
This video continues to use the business model of a cupcake factory and explains how prices are driven.
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With an increase in investment, what happens to aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and eventually, long-run aggregate supply? Here you'll find a great explanation of how greater long-run aggregate supply correlates to a wide production possibilities curve.
Students explore Phillips Curve Data over inflation and unemployment from the 1960's. In this economic data lesson plan, students review provided data to create their own Phillips Curve and complete provided worksheets to show understanding of the Phillips Curve and how it works.
In this economics worksheet, students answer 3 short answer questions based on an equilibrium graph. They then answer 8 questions based on 8 different situations and illustrate the equilibrium changes on the graphs. In addition, students summarize aggregate demand and aggregate supply shifts on a graphic organizer.
Explore fiscal policies using this worksheet. Learners discuss economic policies as it relates to employment, aggregate demand, income tax rates, and recession.
Learners explore tax incentives that are available for businesses to locate or expand their operations. They discuss reasons entrepreneurs should be aware of the governmental incentives that are available.
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.
In this economics worksheet, students read a summary of the different theories, examine graphs, then determine which model each graph is illustrating.
Similar to the value of reading a table of contents before delving into a complex textbook, check out this video introduction to a unit of economic concepts, including aggregate demand and supply and fiscal policy.
In this economic systems learning exercise, students read and follow the provided 5 tips to locate, analyze, and discuss macroeconomics current event issues.
Examine the nation's economic health using this GDP and CPI worksheet, which features helpful graphic depictions of complex concepts. The first 2 pages include 17 short-answer questions intended to guide reading from a text (not included). Concepts include macroeconomics, functions and calculations of both GDP and CPI, and net exports. The next pages outline notes students can take- consider using this as your guide, and possibly utilize the PowerPoint slides in a lecture.
Students view a series of of short animated modules to relate the total spending in the economy to production and prices. They use this information to simulate the economy of a town called Spendsville. In the simulation, they apply the spending = quantity of goods x average price equation.