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).

Grade 9-12

Unemployment Survey | Lesson Demo

Updated: August 31 2015,
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This video models Lesson 18 from CEE’s High School Economics publication. In a role-play activity, students conduct their own employment survey and use the data to calculate an unemployment rate. After calculating the unemployment rate, students discuss the shortcomings of using only the unemployment rate to gauge the health of the labor market.