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106 reviewed resources for free market economy

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Market Economy: Crash Course Government and Politics #46

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In a true market economy, the government has no role—or does it? Scholars investigate the role United States government and politics play in the economic system of the nation. The 46th video in a 50-part series introduces the concept of...
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The Market Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From consumers and producers to profits and incentives, offer your learners an overview of the market economy and the concept of supply and demand. Here you will find reading materials that cover several fundamental terms of economics,...
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Government & the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the government's role differ in a mixed economy versus a command economy? Check out this resource which, in addition to offering useful reading material and worksheets on the topic, includes an excellent graphic organizer...
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Economics Quiz: Chapter 11

For Students 11th - 12th
Short, sweet, and to the point. Here is a 10 question economics quiz ready to help you assess your pupils. They'll answer five multiple choice and five matching questions related to stocks, the efficient-market hypothesis, futures...
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Markets, Efficiency, and Price Signals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Holiday gift-giving seasons can be lucrative for an individual business, but does a profitable season bode well for the market as a whole? A video from Crash Course Economics discusses how giving gifts to people who are uninterested in...
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Intro - Market Failures and the Government

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What can microeconomics students expect to learn about when it comes to a unit on market failures and the role of the government? Introduce your young economists to the why and how of free market failures and how the government...
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
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The Single Market and Free Trade

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the benefits of a single EU market? Class members conclude their examination of the European Union by focusing on the single market concept designed to bring down barriers, create more jobs, and increase prosperity.
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Supply and Demand

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do strawberries, gasoline, and human kidneys have in common? Explore the concept of supply and demand, and the varying degrees of demand for particular items in the free market, with an informative video from Crash Course economics.
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Trade Secrets

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young analysists explore how global trade and free market policies might personally affect them. They read an article, view a series of documenteries, and engage in a class discussion. Great lesson!
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Market Failures, Taxes, and Subsidies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When should the government step in for the greater public good? Watch a video that details what happens when market externalities need some help sorting themselves out, and whether those regulatory steps are beneficial or not.
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Practice Test: United States Economic System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a well-designed, traditional multiple choice exam that includes 27 questions on concepts ranging from economic systems and corporations to supply and demand and competitive markets.
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Economies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students discover different economic systems. In this global economy lesson, students research the levels of economic activity, types of economies, maquiladoras and the differences between a free market economy and other systems. This...
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Comparing Economic Systems

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How do people make decisions in a world where wants are unlimited, but resources are not? How do individuals and governments utilize scarce resources (human, natural, and capital) in different economic systems? Introduce your learners to...
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2007 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A monopoly gives a company exclusive rights to a market. What is the impact of that decision on the economy? Problem sets from College Board explore this question, as well as variables in labor markets and government regulations on profit.
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2017 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How much corn does a farmer need to grow if he wants to make a profit? A prompt from College Board asks learners to put themselves in the boots of a farmer growing crops for the alternative fuel market. Additional prompts consider the...
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A FREE MARKET WITH THE HELP OF GOVERNMENT

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study that explains how laws and government have policies that affect the economy to run more smoothly. The focus is upon the historical development of the free market and how the government was involved. Students...
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Positive Externalities

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Watch as an economics instructor guides students through what happens when the free market fails to allocate an efficient quantity. He attempts in 90 seconds or less to discuss the positive externality graph and how a government can come...
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The Invisible Hand

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How did economist Adam Smith shock the world in 1776? By telling the world that the best way for a government to control an economy is to not control it, and to leave people to buy and sell freely. Use this brief video as a way to...
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The Free Trade Conundrum: Balancing Worker Wages and Consumer Prices Comparing the 19th and 21st Centuries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
By examining free trade, protectionism, and analyzing 19th and 21st century arguments for and against the tariff, students will be able to compare and contrast the 19th and 21st century. They will analyze text, answer discussion...
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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists. 
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Looking Back

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the difference between a communist and a free-market economy. They discuss challenges occurring in Macedonia and explain the mood of its people.
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The Economic System of Medieval Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How are economics and politics intertwined? Societies in the Medieval period used feudalism for both economic and military reasons. The arrangement provided safety and met other needs. Using the included simulation, individuals...
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America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. In this American economics activity, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Students then discuss the implications of the depression and...

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