Rent Controls And Affordable Housing
For this economics worksheet, students imagine that citizens are going to vote on a law to control rents. Students respond to 6 short answer questions in order to help them discern how they would vote on the issue.
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Congress OKs Bill Aimed At Toppling College Obstacles
Students explore the concept of financial costs of college. In this financial costs of college lesson, students read an article about college costs. Students research the cost of college for the school of their choice. Students discuss...
10th - 12th Math
Housing Price Conundrum (Part 2)
This second of four videos starts with a short history of the housing market and the conditions that allowed some people to buy, when others could rent. These starting points are a great topic for students to discuss further before...
9 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Economics of Healthcare
Healthcare is an important asset to any society, and has been at the forefront of public policy and national news in the last few decades. An engaging video from Crash Course economics clears up many misconceptions about healthcare...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Marginal Analysis, Roller Coasters, Elasticity, and Van Gogh
Businesses really do care about your happiness and satisfaction—as long it's higher than their marginal cost. Discover how relative scarcity, marginal utility, and the subjective tastes of consumers determine the price a business places...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Who Knows What Inefficiencies Lurk in the Hearts of Rent Controlled Housing Markets? The Shadow Market Knows!
The shadow market, sounds suspicious. To determine what the shadow market is and how the absence or presence of rent-controlled units impacts the cost of housing, learners plot data on bar charts. This is a full and complete...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History