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This Federal Reserve Education event in the Discussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom series invited industry experts and well-known researchers and economists to share their views on how racial inequality impacts economic mobility and opportunity.
The longest and deepest downturn in the history of the United States and the modern industrial economy lasted more than a decade, beginning in 1929 and ending during World War II in 1941.
A Lesson to Accompany "The First Bank of the United States: A Chapter in the History of Central Banking"
In this lesson, students view a film segment about the early United States and the first Bank of the United States. They work in groups to examine quotations from Hamilton’s and Jefferson’s letters to President Washington and summarize the arguments.
Use this infographic to help reinforce and explain concepts to your students related to considering the advantages and costs associated with credit.
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.
Learn the story of the growing economy on Planet Novus and focus on the concepts of barter, currency, and banking.
This data primer describes standards for gathering, analyzing, storing, and distributing data for new data users and serves as a reference for advanced data users.
The money multiplier has been a standard concept in introductory economics classes for decades, but changes in the way the Fed implements monetary policy has made the model obsolete.
There are many reasons to keep your money in a bank or credit union. The October 2020 issue of Page One Economics®: Focus on Finance describes what banks, credit unions, and online banks are and outlines things to consider when choosing where to have an account and what type of account to have.
This role play lesson introduces students to the loan process involved in buying a car. Students learn about credit history and reports, as well as the importance of being a credit worthy consumer.