Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment
Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Treasury Secretary Lew on Long-Term Unemployment, Party Divide on Spending Cuts
Updated: May 8 2013,
Author: barrel fan
In a conversation with economics correspondent Paul Solman, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew addresses jobs and economic growth — issues paramount to most Americans — as well the political fight over automatic spending cuts, the implementation of Dodd-Frank and reform on Wall Street.
Grades 6-8, 9-12
Looping Around the World: A Game of International Trade
In this economics lesson, students will use looping cards to define and provide examples of the terms associated with international...
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
Deceptive Advertising: Crossing the Line - Updated!
Businesses use advertising to tell consumers about the goods and services they are selling. Businesses hope that their advertisements will...
Key Concepts: Advertising, Business Costs and Revenues, Economic Institutions…
Economic Misery and Presidential Elections
Updated with new statistics! The students examine economic data in order to predict the results of presidential elections.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy, GDP