Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and the Great Recession (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)
Classroom Edition (.pdf)
Although the recent Great Recession was severe, its financial impact never paralleled that of the Great Depression. The November Newsletter compares these two economic downturns and shows how lessons learned in the Great Depression helped current Federal Reserve policymakers stabilize the economy during the recent economic crisis.
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Keep your students in the know on timely economic issues with the new Page One Economics Newsletter Classroom Edition. The Page One Economics newsletter provides a simple, short overview of a current economic event. The Teacher’s Guide includes student questions and a teacher answer key, plus additional resources and lesson ideas for classroom, extra credit, or make-up assignments. You can subscribe via RSS feed.
Page One Economics was formerly the Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter.
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