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Teaching Fiscal Policy in the COVID Era

In light of the unprecedented financial turmoil currently taking place in the United States and around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teaching Fiscal Policy in the COVID Era explores how a black swan event can put extraordinary pressure on the nation’s economy, the financial well-being of citizens and how Governments respond to address such challenges.

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Covid-19 Fiscal Responses Around the World

Student rank, research and compare different fiscal policy responses used by various governments during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Fiscal Policy
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Who Gets Bailed Out and Why?

In this economics lesson, students will complete a simulation to learn why certain industries get bailed out.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Multipliers and Fiscal Policy

In this economics lesson, students will analyze responses to the COVID-19 crisis to learn about fiscal policy and its limits.
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy
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