Keynesian Economics Teacher Resources
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New Review Learning About the Federal Budget: “Get a Pencil, You’re Tackling the Deficit!”
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 presentation, class members will simulate a press conference in which they will recommend cutting or reducing programs and/or increasing taxes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Chapter 19: Disputes Over Macro Theory and Policy
Instruct your future businessmen and women about the different theories of economics in this informative presentation. With graphs and thorough explanations, these slides would couple well with a lecture on Classical and Keynesian Economics.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Reconciling the Keynesian Aggregate Expenditure Model with Aggregate Demand and Supply Model
In this economics worksheet, students read a summary of the different theories, examine graphs, then determine which model each graph is illustrating.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Debt Loops Rationale and Effects
Now that scholars understand more of currency imbalance and artificially suppressed currency, Sal discusses motivations of the different actors. He briefly touches on the difficulty of unwinding a cycle like this once it has begun. Learners see the Chinese perspective, looking historically back at the big-picture goal of being on-par industrially with the developed world.
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fiscal and Monetary Policy Process
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.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 49 Downloads
Keynes vs. Hayek: Rise of the Chicago School of Economics
Students determine differences between Keynes' and Hayek's economic philosophies. They describe economic freedom according to Hayek, as current economists describe it, then explain how Keynes' economic policies could limit economic freedom .
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 16 Downloads
Laws that Isolated and Impoverished the Irish
Students identify the reasons for the mass starvation in Ireland in the 1800's. They analyze the historical and political forces that caused the famine and discuss the potato blight itself in detail.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
Consumer Price Index and Inflation
Currently inflation, unemployment, our GDP, and Federal Reserve are all impacting the consumer price index. But what does this mean for consumers and producers under the US Economics system? Learners research data and websites, and engage in a class discussion to find out.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 46 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, December 22, 2011
Focus on the third quarter estimate of the US real GDP. Kids will determine current GDP growth, identify the GDP, discuss the relationship between the GDP and various economic indicators, and predict future economic conditions. Vocabulary, background information, charts, and web links are all included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, March , 2012
Learners use the CPI-U index to determine how inflation changes have affected consumerism, labor, and the urban landscape. Young economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from the past few years.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data U.S. Real GDP Growth
Students explore the root causes of inflation. In this economics lesson, students examine data about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that is included in the lesson. Students also discuss inflation and unemployment statistics.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads