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Economics in Space?

Stretch the limits of your students’ thinking beyond planet earth as we answer the question: who should pay for asteroid…
Key Concepts: Public-Choice Analysis, Roles of Government
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UFR Using Fiscal Ship

How do you balance the federal budget and reduce the deficit? This game is a fun way to teach students…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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UFR Balancing the Federal Budget

Balancing the Federal Budget -- When I first started teaching economics in 2010, the U.S. national debt was around $13.5…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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UFR: Social Security & National Debt

Teachers will learn new methods to use while implementing the Understanding Fiscal Policy lesson "Social Security and the National Debt."…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt
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FRED and the Federal Budget Interactive Lesson

Students will use a Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) data dashboard to calculate budget deficits, surpluses, how much federal budgets…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budget Deficit, Budget Surplus…
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Fiscal Ship Through the Lens of the Elections

Where does each party stand when it comes to fiscal management? In this lesson, students will analyze each major political…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficit, Budget Deficits and Public Debt, GDP…
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Party Platforms and Economic Issues

According to Gallup, Americans have considered the state of the economy "among the most important U.S. problems" since 2008. The…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Employment and Unemployment, Roles of Government…
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Campaign Finance

Compelling Question: In addressing the compelling question "Does money matter in political campaigns?" students work through a series of supporting…
Key Concepts: Public-Choice Analysis
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Minimum Wage / The Challenge of Living on it

COMPELLING QUESTION Should the federal government increase the federal minimum wage? Increasing the minimum wage is a controversial issue in…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Balancing the Federal Budget

ESSENTIAL DILEMMA When, if ever, should the nation prioritize balancing the federal budget?
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Credit…
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