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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.
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.
Pupils 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.
Uncle Sam wants YOU...to understand fiscal policy! With clear bullet points and informative graphs, your budding economists will understand the finer points of fiscal policy and its implications within the American economy, as well as the economies of other nations. The presentation would pair well with a lesson on fiscal policy, or fold into a larger unit.