FRED in the Classroom: Debt and Deficit

FRED Bar Graph

A lesson on the U.S. deficit, debt and debt to GDP (gross domestic product) ratio to be used in conjunction with FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data), a database of thousands of U.S. and international economic time series.

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Audience:   High School, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Civics/Government, AP, Economics
Resource Types:   Data, Lessons
Concepts:   Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Fiscal Policy, Lenders/Borrowers, Deficit
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