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National
Standards in Economics

Below are the National Standards in Economics that most closely relate to the following interactive tool.


INTERACTIVE

Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Arrogance, Ignorance Recurring in Economic History ~ http://www.econedlink.org/i51

Grades: 9-12


STANDARDS

Name: Unemployment and Inflation

Standard: 19

  • Students will understand that: Unemployment imposes costs on individuals and the overall economy. Inflation, both expected and unexpected, also imposes costs on individuals and the overall economy. Unemployment increases during recessions and decreases during recoveries.
  • Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Make informed decisions by anticipating the consequences of inflation and unemployment.