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9-12

Inflation Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

Newly updated! This series of lessons will introduce you to economic data that economists use to assess the health of the economy. You will learn about economic data and what they communicate about the health of the economy. This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as a measure …
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9-12

How to Use the Behavioral Economics Lessons

This note from one of our behavioral economics authors, William Bosshardt, Florida Atlantic University, explains how these behavioral economics lessons are linked together and where they can be used in the high school curriculum.
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9-12

Minimum Wage / The Challenge of Living on it

COMPELLING QUESTION Should the federal government increase the federal minimum wage? Increasing the minimum wage is a controversial issue in the 2016 election. Students will understand contrasting arguments on the impact of raising the minimum wage. They will also gain an understa…
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9-12

Broad Social Goals of an Economy

COMPELLING QUESTION Why do politicians disagree on economic issues -- isn't there one right answer? Students work in small groups and are assigned a version of diary excerpts written by a student intern working for a policymaking legislator. Half the groups read a diary that f…
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9-12

Buying a Home

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to help students compare the costs of renting or buying a place to live.
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6-8

Debit Cards vs Credit Cards

Using a Better Money Habits video, this lesson introduces students to the advantages and disadvantages of using debit cards and credit cards.
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