Unemployment and Inflation
Twelfth graders examine and discuss the cause and costs of unemployment and inflation. They define terms dealing with inflation and unemployment, and analyze the impact of September 11, 2001 on the economy.
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Reaganomics: A fix to the unemployment and inflation of the time
The 1980's was an interesting time for the American economic system. This presentation relates the lead to and the effects of Reaganomics, Trickle down economy, and Clintonomics. Embedded links, works cited, and images are included. A...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
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
Business Cycle Unit Summary
Experience the ebb and flow of the economy with a video reviewing the fundamental concepts of the business cycle. Here you'll find an explanation of how unemployment, GDP growth, and inflation are all present in a basic graph of the...
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value?
What makes a one hundred-dollar bill valuable? Here is an excellent, straight-forward animated video to help your learners grasp the concept of inflation and the purpose and policies of the Federal Reserve System.
4 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Consumer Price Index and Inflation
Currently inflation, unemployment, our GDP, and Federal Reserve are all impacting the consumer price index. But what does this mean for consumers and producers under the US Economics system? Learners research data and websites, and...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Inflation Explained - Part 3/4
Inflation also includes the concept of deflation, is deflation good? Part three in this four-part series takes a comparative look at Japan's economic deflation during the 1990s and today's US economic situation. Purchase power,...
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, January, 2012
After reviewing recent unemployment data, learners will determine employment rate changes that have occurred in the past month and year. Background information, statistical data, vocabulary, and resource links are included to make your...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History