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Eight times per year, the Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book publication, a snapshot of business conditions in each of the Fed’s 12 regional Reserve Bank Districts. Students will collect economic information to write their own report.
This publication outlines the creation and the evolution of the Federal Reserve Banking system during its first century of operation, from 1913 to 2013.
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View this video to learn how the Fed makes sure banks are operating safely.
William Emmons, vice president and economist, discussed “Bringing the Federal Deficit under Control” to audiences live in St. Louis and by videoconference in the Memphis Branch.
In this course, superhero Jack of All Trades and his sidekick Andy are confronted by a villain that threatens to disrupt society and rob the world of the certainty people have come to expect. And this dastardly villain is…Inflation. Jack and Andy time travel to the period known as The Great Inflation to discover the truth about inflation. With the help of Dr. Equilibrium, professor of economics, they learn that inflation is the result of too much money chasing too few goods and that the Federal Reserve System plays a key role in maintaining stable prices.
This role play introduces students to the benefits of saving money in a bank.
This role play introduces students to the use and misuse of credit in a humorous format and emphasizes the importance of wise financial decision-making.
As more banking and shopping transactions are being completed on the Internet, students need to become familiar with online banking and electronic methods of payment. This role play introduces students to these online transactions in the format of a quiz show titled "To Pay the Price".
These lessons focus on banks and why they are important to the U.S. economy.