Fiscal policy Teacher Resources
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Fiscal Policy and Stimulus
New ReviewA country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Times of Crisis
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...
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What Works and What Doesn't: The Potential and Limitations of Fiscal Policy
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...
Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in...
4 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
EconMovies 5: Cars (GDP, Recession, and Fiscal Policy)
Compare and contrast world economies and their differences in capital, and examine the four components of GDP with a dynamic speaker and scenes from the movie Cars. The video draws connections between the film and topics such as the...
6 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Intro - Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, and Fiscal Policy
Similar to the value of reading a table of contents before delving into a complex textbook, check out this video introduction to a unit of economic concepts, including aggregate demand and supply and fiscal policy.
2 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - January 29, 2003
Follow the Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States. This instructional activity...
9th - 12th
The Federal Reserve System Explained - Part 1/2
The Federal Reserve System is explained in this two-part video. The history of the Reserve System and its influence on the economy is described. This clip is very clear and uses graphs to help describe the principals of the Federal...
10 mins 9th - 12th