Macroeconomics Teacher Resources

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Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on macroeconomic policies. They identify and define the main distinctions between the three key economic policies used by governments and debate their merits.
Students examine the main distinctions between the three key economic policies used by governments. They analyze key terms and learn to apply them to real life examples. They develop the key skills of analysis and evaluation.
Economics students explore the impact of immigration on the economy, along with other aspects of the Muslim migration into Europe. While the lesson may be effective, the PowerPoint on which it is based is not accessible. Nevertheless, some of the questions may be useful. This should be implemented after a solid introduction to economic policy issues like growth, the business cycle, inflation, and unemployment.
Students examine both the Phillips Curve and the Wave Curve theories of economics. They read case studies which have implications for labor economics as well as macroeconomics.
Let your scholars test their economics skills with this 55-question quiz! They respond to fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice questions pertaining to the study of microeconomics and macroeconomics. All answers are provided, and the format is such that it would be best to print this out for your class, checking their answers either together or on your own. Consider using this as a pre-test before your course begins, and then post-testing them at the end to show growth.
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.
Students identify the main phases of the business cycle and the conditions that are expected during a recession and boom. They discuss the difficulty of economic policy making. They practice solving equations using interest rates.
Students explore the meaning of key macroeconomic targets set by the UK government. They research these targets and determine how they have developed over time
In this economic systems worksheet, students read and follow the provided 5 tips to locate, analyze, and discuss macroeconomics current event issues. 
In this economics worksheet, learners respond to 10 true and false questions regarding macroeconomic indicators, such as employment rates and GDP. Students should explain their answers on a separate sheet of paper.
Twelfth graders identify and define in writing, various economic terms by conducting a Web search. In this macroeconomics lesson, 12th graders explain the development process and purpose of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book by conducting a search and completing a question sheet. Students also list and describe the significant of major economic sectors outlined in the Beige Book.
Young economists will enjoy this approachable and informative presentation. It is full of helpful graphs and definitions. Especially interesting will be the graph that measures the global perspective of the underground economy as a percent of GDP, as well as a discussion about an expenditures approach versus an income approach to economics.
Students analyze the decisions by the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates. Using data and announcements, they develop reasons why the rate would be lowered and how it would affect spending and employment in the United States. Using monetary policy, they gain insight into the concept of macroeconomics.
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 72 short answer and problem solving questions regarding the study of macroeconomics.
Explore the foundations of macro and microeconomics with a discussion on using the production possibility curve to answer specific economic questions. Learners view videos, read text excerpts, and complete worksheets that put their understanding of scarcity and opportunity costs to the test. 
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US populations. 
First, review key economic indicators as they relate to the Federal Reserve and macroeconomics. Then, analyze economic data that reflects the Federal use of money through monetary policy. Data, teacher notes, and multiple web links are included.
What are the economic implications of business cycles and GDP Growth? Identify current GDP growth, compare current data to historical data, then determine the connection between economic indicators and the Real GDP. Vocabulary, resource links, and data are all included.
Economic novices, general readers, and even economic experts will find value in a tool that provides videos and articles on everything from compound interest and monetary policy, through banking education and personal finance, to micro and macroeconomics. To compound their interest, users can set a filter to view articles appropriate for their level of understanding. A wise, no risk choice.
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.