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Fiscal Policy Online Course for Teachers and Students

Fiscal Policy

Inflation, unemployment, recession, economic growth—these economic concepts affect people in very real ways. In two thought-provoking, interactive lessons, this course teaches students about fiscal policy, the avenue by which Congress and the president attempt to influence the economy. Graphs compliments of FRED.

Three courses that would further students' understanding of the content:
•  GDP and Pizza
•  Government Budgets
•  Monetary Policy
•  The Story of Unemployment

Teachers: To register your students for one or more of our online courses, visit the Econ Lowdown Teacher Portal.

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Audience:   High School, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Civics/Government, Economics
Resource Types:   Online Course
Concepts:   Fiscal Policy, Business Cycle, Economy, Government Programs, Role of Government