Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment
Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: The State Of Student Loans: More Debt, More Defaults, More Problems
Updated: May 30 2012,
Author: barrel fan
Americans owe $1 trillion in student loan debt. How did that happen, and what’s the impact on the nation’s economy? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports as part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series.
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