Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

Current Events in Economics – Russian Sanctions

April 20 5:00-6:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,


Teachers will be able to:

  • Explain the different types of sanctions countries may use when trying to influence the behavior other nations.
  • Explain why The United States has a greater ability to implement effective sanctions relative to other nations.
  • Describe the costs and benefits of using sanctions to influence the behavior of other nations.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this webinar, you will explore the unprecedented scope and scale of economic sanctions placed on Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine.


While the use of sanctions to influence the behavior of nations is nothing new, the scope and speed of sanctions against Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine are unprecedented. Join us for an explanation of the economic tools being waged by the world community. You’ll come away with a firmer understanding of what’s happening, including the costs of sanctions, and you’ll be ready to address the topic with confidence in your classroom.