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"How Does Where You Live Influence How You Live?" A Lesson Plan on Redlining
Learn about the history of redlining and its impact on wealth and health inequalities using historical maps and other primary sources. This three-module lesson plan includes handouts, video links, and a podcast to examine the connection between homeownership and disparities in wealth and health.
The Story of the Federal Reserve System
Read about the Federal Reserve’s structure and key responsibilities as the citizens on Planet Novus work to develop their own central bank.
Economist Spotlight: Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander
Learn about the life and work of Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander and how to think like an economist. Explore Dr. Alexander’s research on Black families during the Great Migration, practice asking BIG QUESTIONS and find the answers!
The Dynamics of Mortgage Debt in Default
Rapid declines in house prices, negative home equity, and the number of households in default all contributed to the dramatic increase in mortgage defaults during the Great Recession.