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The Big Mac Index

How fast can you say "twoallbeef-pattiesspecialsauce-lettucecheesepickles-onionsonasesameseedbun?" This question was asked of millions of TV viewers in the now famous 1970s…
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange, Markets and Prices, Money
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Overview High School Economics

This webinar presents an overview of the Council for Economic Education's High School Economics publication. Please visit http://hseconomics.councilforeconed.org for more…
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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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The Economics of the Family Farm

Learn about the status of farming as a career, investigate the management of a family farm, and examine one recent…
Key Concepts: Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services…
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The Wizard of Oz Visits Japan

Deflationary conditions in the United States have not returned since the Great Depression. Instead, U.S. policymakers have frequently found it…
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy
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Population Growth: Friend or Foe?

The environment has recently been the focus of much research and discussion. Because productive resources are limited, it is important…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Economic Indicators

How do economists make their forecasts about the U.S. economy? What are the economic indicators that help forecast economic activity…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Economic Institutions, Financial Markets…
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