Students 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.
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GDP and Fiscal Policy Monopoly
Using the classic game of Monopoly and a revised set of rules provided in this resource, your class members will discover how GDP is calculated and practice enacting expansionary or contractionary fiscal policies. What a great way to...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Graphing Monetary Policy Practice
In the second half of an instructional video on graphing the money market supply graph, Mr. Clifford explains to macroeconomic students how the money market affects aggregate demand with an inflationary gap, and how the Fed reacts when...
3 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fiscal Policy and Stimulus
A 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 Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Intro - Monetary Policy (AP Macroeconomics)
Mr. Clifford briefly introduces the concept of monetary policy, highlighting primary features such as why using money is more valuable than a barter system and the three primary functions of money, as well as banking, the money market,...
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Get out of the textbook and into real economic issues with an innovative video. Crash Course Economics takes learners through a tour of macroeconomics and applies the three major factors of macroeconomics—gross domestic product,...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economics Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
Provide your class with the definitions to several key economic concepts related to the Federal Reserve and macroeconomics. Then, engage them in a discussion using the new vocabulary in the context of factual economic data analysis.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, April 25, 2012
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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History