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Twelfth graders study micro- and macro-economies. They examine theories about fiscal policy and the relationships between consumption and output, tax policy and government spending changes. They also consider how economic perspectives and theories about fiscal policy change over time.
Students explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish. They discuss marginal costs.
As your learners prepare for their next major economics assessment, or perhaps the daunting AP Economics test, these flashcards will be a great resource to have at their disposal! From fiscal policy to factor markets, this app offers hundreds of important key terms to review at their fingertips.
Students research and analyze the Federal Reserve System. They participate in a reader's theater, acting out the roles typical of a courtroom drama as they determine whether the defendant, Monty Terry, is guilty or innocent of manipulating the economy.
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.
Students examine economic policy.  In this Economics lesson, students learn about the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the functioning of the Federal Open Market Committee.  The four-lesson unit consists of simulations and internet research designed to have students take on the roles of participants in a FOMC meeting.
Students explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish. They discuss marginal costs.
Students explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson plan, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish. They discuss marginal costs.
Students discover the differences between various credit cards through internet research, video clips, and handouts. This instructional activity would be excellent for an upper-level Economics or Personal Finance class and includes cross-curricular extensions.
In this economics learning exercise, students respond to 29 short answer questions regarding fiscal and monetary policy. Several notes and explanations are also included.
Students examine the tools of fiscal and monetary policy. They identify how economic stabilization tools affect the money supply, interest rates, and aggregate demand.
Pupils investigate the concept of having an income as part of an economic system. They use the circular flow model to describe monetary policies. Students explain how policies of government influence the redistribution of income and how the community can benefit.
Students learn the difference between Monetary and Fiscal Policy while answering questions about how both systems function. They also examine case studies to further their understanding of the material.
In this economic systems worksheet, students read and follow the provided 5 tips to locate, analyze, and discuss macroeconomics current event issues. 
Learners explain that 11 European countries have united in the European Monetary Union. The new single currency bloc includes almost 300 million consumers and creates the second-largest economy in the world. They study the effects of this union.
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.
Students participate in three different lessons. They analyze the relationship between fiscal expansion and short and long run consequences using the AS/AD framework. They organize appropriate data from a range of sources. They interpret judgements based on investigation and research from a range of sources.
Students view a PowerPoint presentation on poverty in the UK and then research and discuss different strategies available to governments for tackling poverty through fiscal policy.
In this Tools of Fiscal Policy activity, students determine if various government policies are expansionary or contractionary, then complete a table on the effects of fiscal policy.
Explore fiscal policies using this learning exercise. Learners discuss economic policies as it relates to employment, aggregate demand, income tax rates, and recession.

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