Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment
Unemployment Survey Lesson Demo
Time: 10 mins,
Updated: April 15 2020,
Author: Council for Economic Education
Teachers will be able to:
- Learn how to implement Lesson 18 on unemployment from CEE’s High School Economics publication.
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In this economics lesson demo video, teachers will learn how to model 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.
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
Grades Higher Education, 9-12
On this website, you can see how the frameworks and theories taught in class relate to real-world timely events.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy, Income Distribution
The Potential Impact of the USMCA on US Manufacturing Jobs
In this economics activity, students assess the potential effect of USMCA on US manufacturing jobs.
Key Concepts: Barriers to Trade, Benefits of Trade, Employment and Unemployment