We found 58 resources with the concept economic growth
Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIt's a question economists, anthropologists, and sociologists have asked themselves since the first regional lines were drawn in the sand. Are there common factors that destine one country to thrive and another to struggle? An...
Quarrying - Economic, Environmental and Social Effects
6 mins 9th - 12th
Where does limestone actually come from? The sixth video in a seven-part series introduces pupils to the quandary of quarrying. The resource examines the positive economic factors involved in digging for limestone, as well as the...
An Introduction to Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century
3 mins 9th - 12th
Does the structure of capitalism eliminate inequality or reinforce it? That is the essential question of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century. Introduce young economists to Piketty's "Central Contradiction of Capitalism" with a...
Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a lesson that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a play, a...
The Economics of Happiness
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but economic security can certainly contribute to overall happiness. A video from Crash Course economics presents the ways happiness can and cannot be quantified, including the value of intrinsic...
Robert Skidelsky on Keynesian Economics - It's All About Spending
15 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get the full scoop on John Maynard Keynes and the origins of his incredible influence on macroeconomics and the role of government. British economist Robert Skidelsky offers unique insight into Keynesian economics and its fundamental...
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, 4th Quarter 2011 (Second Estimate, February 29,2012)
9th - 12th
Learners review current economic indicators, such as inflation, unemployment and the Real GDP. They then assess the connection between business cycles, economic indicators, and GDP data. They make predictions about future economic...
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, January, 2012
9th - 12th
After reviewing recent unemployment data, learners will determine employment rate changes that have occurred in the past month and year. Background information, statistical data, vocabulary, and resource links are included to make your...
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, August 26, 2011
9th - 12th
Young economists answer a series of critical thinking questions as they analyze real data that shows GDP Growth. They examine the provided charts, read through the background information, and discuss changes that occurred in the third...
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, December 22, 2011
9th - 12th
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....
Chapter 8: Introduction to Economic Growth and Instability
10th - 12th
Help your young economists put the current financial situation into context with this fluid and informative presentation. Complete with a thorough list of key terms at the end and a useful navigation tool on each slide, the presentation...
Honors Unit 7 Chapters 16 & 17 The Global Economy Test Review
11th - 12th
From tariffs and NAFTA to trade agreements and global policy, your class can cover all of it with a handy study guide. Prepare advanced learners for a two-chapter test on the global economy with 45 main ideas to focus on while they study.