Teachers, you can now register your students for TWO NATIONAL COMPETITIONS this spring—our National Personal Finance Challenge (financial stability/mobility) and our National Economics Challenge (micro/macroeconomics).

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Who Decides Wage Rates?

In this lesson, students play the role of either buyers or sellers of labor to examine the interconnectedness of individuals…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Education: Weigh Your Options

Getting and keeping a job often requires special education or training. While an employer may provide or pay for some…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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It Pays to Stay in School

This lesson examines some of the incentive programs being offered to keep students in school
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Choice, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Buying vs. Renting

Have you given any thought to where you will live when you are "on your own" - out in the…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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What Does the Nation Consume?

This lesson will focus on what the nation consumes and how that is measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Demand, Financial Markets…
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Economic Forecasting: An Internet WebQuest

Economics is often called the "science of decision making." The decisions that economists analyze range from personal decisions such as…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy
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