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Federal Budget: The Fiscal Ship Game

In this economics lesson, students will evaluate fiscal policy objectives to learn the challenges of sustainable national budget formation.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Fiscal Ship

Students will understand how federal policy making decisions, and their associated revenue and spending implications, impact the budget, and will…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Budgeting, Fiscal Policy
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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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