Economics for Life
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offers an online course for high school students. The course defines Gross Domestic Product (GDP), explains the difference between nominal and real GDP, defines per capita GDP, explains how economists measure economic growth, and discusses monetary and fiscal policy as related to GDP. This course is designed to help students in civics, economic and social studies classes understand challenging economic content - and explain why these topics are important for citizens to understand.
GDP and Pizza: Economics for Life includes:
To participate in a workshop or learn more about the course, contact:
Billy Britt in Little Rock at firstname.lastname@example.org,
David Ballard in Louisville at email@example.com,
Jeannette Bennett in Memphis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Suiter in St. Louis at email@example.com.
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