Grade 9-12
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On-Demand Webinar

Teaching Fiscal Policy in the COVID Era: Who Gets Bailed Out and Why?

February 02 5:30-6:30pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: February 24 2021,
Presenter: Chris Cannon

Objective

Teachers will be able to:

  • Teach students about government bailouts in a creative way.
  • Learn more about some of the issues governments confront when dealing with bailouts.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this economics webinar, demo engaging ways to show student how governments decide who gets rescue funds and when.

Description

Why does it seem like certain industries are favored when the time comes to prop up the economy?

In this lesson, get an opportunity to answer this question through a series of engaging prompts featuring increasing levels of information. Ultimately, students must make a final decision on how to allocate scarce tax dollars to which industries. See how regulators, agencies and politicians decide which sectors deserve bailouts.

This is part of a special, three part series.