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Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - October 2001

Explore the connection between the economic indicators and real-world issues. These lessons typically can be done in one class period.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 10/02/2001

Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - May 2001

Explore the connection between the economic indicators and real-world issues. These lessons typically can be done in one class period.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 08/21/2001

Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - November 2001

Following the announcement on November 6th, newspapers across the country had front-page stories about the most recent Federal Reserve action to lower interest rates and boost spending and employment in the U.S. economy. The announcement reflects serious concerns with the state and direction of the economy. This lesson is intended to guide students and teachers through an analysis of the actions the Federal Reserve began to take earlier this year in an effort to strengthen the economy. An understanding of the monetary policy in action is fundamental to developing a thorough understanding of macroeconomics and the U.S. economy.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 11/06/2001

Related Publications

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Risky Business DVD

Use this DVD program to show students how to live healthy, wealthy and risk-free.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2007

3 out of 12 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Learning, Earning and Investing: High School

This publication contains 23 lessons that introduce high school students to the world of investing--its benefits and risks and the critical role it plays in fostering capital formation and job creation in our free market system.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2004

4 out of 23 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Mathematics & Economics: Connections for Life - 9-12

Created specifically for high school mathematics teachers, this publication shows how mathematics concepts and knowledge can be used to develop economic and personal financial understandings.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2001

3 out of 15 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.