Types of Unemployment
In this economics worksheet, students investigate frictional unemployment, cyclical unemployment, structural unemployment, and seasonal unemployment as they read 8 situations and list each as one of the 4 aforementioned types of unemployment.
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Economic Health Indicators: Inflation and Unemployment Worksheet
Ensure your economists understand demand and supply curves with this 13-question inflation and unemployment worksheet. Although it references a text, information students need is included on a separate notes handout (included). Consider...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Unemployment and Natural Rate of Unemployment
What is the difference between frictional, structural, and cyclical unemployment? Check out this quick bit of instruction which reviews these concepts, as well as compares and contrasts the benefits of each type and what exactly amounts...
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Unemployment Rate Primer
Ever wonder how the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates the ever-changing unemployment rate? Sal begins explaining this by breaking down the US population into subsets, including the labor force and the unemployed. He explains the...
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
EconMovies 6: Back to the Future (Nominal vs. Real, Unemployment, Inflation)
Here is a gem of a resource for you and your learners to learn about nominal vs. real GDP and the different types of unemployment using clips from the film Back to the Future. This engaging presenter reviews the goals of an economy, how...
7 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 Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March, 2012
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Teaching Economics and Rock and Roll: Unemployment
Young scholars explore the consequences of unemployment. In this macroeconomics lesson plan, students listen to the songs “Johnny 99” and “Worried Man.” Young scholars discuss the socioeconomic costs of unemployment as they analyze the...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History