Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Students explore the concept of unemployment and the unemployment rate by examining current unemployment statistics and a wide range of backgound material. Specific topics include: the formal definition of the unemployment rate, current and historical unemployment rate statistics, interpretation of those statistics, an examination of the demographic breakdown of unemployment at different periods of time, the economic causes of unemployment, and possible actions the Federal Reserve Board can take in response to unemployment within the country.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Economics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Deflation - Economic Growth - Economic Institutions - Inflation - Productivity - Tools of the Federal Reserve

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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