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Bailout 10: Moral Hazard

For Students 11th - 12th
After describing the circumstances surrounding the current financial crisis and bank bailout, Sal is effusive about the alternate plans to revive the economy - namely, which ones he thinks are "horrible" and which ones he actually...
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Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
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Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Times of Crisis

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Following the 2008 financial crisis in the United States, why did fiscal policymakers increase government spending and reduce taxes? Discover the motivation behind these actions and learn about the separate functions of monetary and...
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The 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You may remember the 2008 financial crisis like it was yesterday, but the learners in your class were likely too young to understand what was going on at the time. Clarify a now-historic moment in United States economics with a Crash...
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Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy

For Teachers 12th
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...
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Many Teenagers Uninformed in Financial Literacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of financial literacy. They read an article about the lack of financial literacy among teenagers, discuss what if means to be financially literate, the research a career that will allow them to live...

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