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Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - October 2001

The seasonally adjusted rate of change in the consumer price index during the month of October 2001 was -0.3 percent or a decrease of three-tenths of one percent. The consumer price index has increased over the last twelve months by 2.1 percent.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 11/16/2001

Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - April 2002

The seasonally adjusted rate of change in the consumer price index during the month of April 2002 was 0.5 percent (an increase of five-tenths of one percent). The rate of increase in the consumer price index over the past twelve months was 1.6 percent. In April, the core consumer price index, which excludes energy and food prices, increased by 0.3 percent.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/15/2002

Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - September 18, 2002

The seasonally adjusted rate of change in the consumer price index during the month of August 2002 was 0.3 percent (an increase of three-tenths of one percent). The rate of increase in the consumer price index over the past twelve months was 1.8 percent. In August, the core consumer price index, which excludes energy and food prices, also increased by 0.3 percent.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 09/18/2002

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Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your high school students.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2006

13 out of 40 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Teaching Financial Crises

Teaching Financial Crises is an eight lesson resource that provides an organizing framework in which to contextualize all of the media attention that has been paid to the recent financial crisis, as well as put it in a historical context. The current events stories, opinion pieces, and other popular media pieces that are today in great supply have generally not connected to educational objectives, historical analysis, and economic processes and concepts that are used in the high school classroom. In Teaching Financial Crises, teachers will find a non-partisan and non-ideological resource to help them simplify and offer balanced perspectives on this challenging subject matter.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2010

7 out of 9 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Capstone: Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics - Teacher's Guide

This publication contains complete instructions for teaching the lessons in Capstone. When combined with a textbook, Capstone provides activities for a complete high school economics course. 45 exemplary lessons help students learn to apply economic reasoning to a wide range of real-world subjects.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2003

9 out of 45 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.