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Grades 9-12

What is a Stock?

The students work in small groups that represent households. Each household answers questions about stocks and stock markets. For each correct answer, a household earns shares of stock. At the end of the game, the groups that answered all questions correctly receive a certificate good for…
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Grades 9-12

How Much Does it Cost Now?

Students will use the FRED database to download the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and calculate the equivalent price of a product from an earlier time to the relative price today. Students will discuss the limits of using a weighted index and changes in the quality of products when calculating…
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Grades 6-8

Who Is Working?

This lesson teaches students what economists mean when they talk about people who are employed, unemployed, and not in the labor force. It discusses the Current Population Survey and asks students to pose as government survey workers to determine the employment status of 10 people give…
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Grades 9-12

Income: It Ain’t Where You Start, It’s What You Got, and Where You End

This year's federal elections will involve electing a president, all members of the House of Representatives, and one third of the Senate. Barring some international crisis, economic issues appear likely to dominate the debates. In past elections, macroeconomic issues related to the b…
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Grades 9-12

‘Be All You Can Be’…For Minimum Wage?

Perhaps you have seen the catchy TV ads for the various branches of the United States military. You know, the ones that tell you to "be all you can be...in the Army!." In the last decade, these advertisements have become necessary because compulsory military service (otherwise know…
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Grades 9-12

Mobile Phones Matter

In this personal finance lesson, students will research mobile apps for financial decision making.
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