Money Market and FED Tools (Monetary Policy)

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Break down the money market graph step by step with your young economists, illustrating the general supply and demand of money, and discussing such points as the reasons why people demand money, liquidity, the shifting curve of the money market supply, and three tools of the Fed to adjust the money supply.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • If presenting the video to your class, stop the video consistently to further explain or clarify any confusion
  • Offer the video as a flipped classroom assignment or a supplemental resource for studying
Classroom Considerations

  • Set video up to skip the initial third-party advertisement, or download an advertisement blocker
  • This video is the second segment in a series of eight designed to teach AP macroeconomic students about monetary policy
Pros

  • Presents wide range of concepts in brief period of time
  • Illustrates graph in real time as he explains the information
Cons

  • The video moves through concepts at a very fast pace. Consider using this as a summary, rather than as a stand-alone lesson
Common Core