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Want to learn about the Federal Reserve? Have no fear! In Plain English describes the structure and functions of the Federal Reserve System in an easy-to-understand interactive format.
The November issue of Page One Economics explains how Federal Reserve Bank presidents ensure the voices of “Main Street” are reflected in monetary policy decisions.
This interactive activity reinforces students’ comprehension of the linkages between monetary policy and the economy.
This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance explains how the Treasury Offset Program recovers taxpayer money from people who have received government benefits in error or by fraud and also recovers delinquent child support.
How does the economy get back on track when it’s off course? In this episode of The Economic Lowdown podcast series, you’ll learn about how the government uses fiscal policy to influence the economy.
In this lesson, students view a film segment from The Federal Reserve and You that introduces the Federal Reserve. Using an anticipation/reaction guide, students learn what the Fed is, what it does, and what its impact on the economy is.
Read about the Federal Reserve’s structure and key responsibilities as the citizens on Planet Novus work to develop their own central bank.
When Congress created the Federal Reserve System (our central bank), it made it both independent and accountable. The May 2020 issue of Page One Economics® describes the necessary balance between these objectives—and why independence matters for sound policymaking.
The May 2019 issue of Page One Economics reviews the previous framework for monetary policy, and then describes the Federal Reserve’s new strategy for influencing the federal funds rate and the broader economy.
This lesson helps your students understand the role of the Fed's Board of Governors through video, movement, and discussion.