Winter 2021 Virtual Bootcamp, AM Session: Day 2- Macroeconomics
February 17 10:00-12:30pm ET
Time: 150 mins,
Updated: January 19 2023,
Presenter: Theresa Fischer
Teachers will be able to:
- Explain methods of measurement for production, employment and inflation as related to the national economy.
- Learn about incorporating these concepts into preparation for the Council’s annual National Economics Challenge.
This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.
In this economics webinar, review the different ways to understand workforce participation, Gross Domestic Product and inflation.
Focus on materials based on Unit 2 Macroeconomics in the Curriculum Guide from the College Board.
Help students understand how to calculate GDP, NGDP and RGDP. We will address measuring the types of unemployment and participation, and answer questions like Why do some people benefit from inflation but others do not?
As we delve through these topics, see how you can also prepare students for CEE’s exciting annual competition, the National Economics Challenge.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment
Let's Talk Turkey: Inflation and the Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner - Updated for 2022!
Updated for 2022! Use the cost of a typical Thanksgiving dinner to teach your students about inflation and the CPI.
Key Concepts: Consumer Price Index (CPI), Inflation
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 6-8, 9-12
In this lesson, you will learn about what inflation is, why you should care about it, and how the Federal...
Key Concepts: Inflation