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Please join Federal Reserve Education (FRE) as we celebrate Economic Education Month with a free webinar that will explore all things related to GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and will feature a presentation and Q&A on the history of GDP by Federal Reserve historian, Jonathan Rose.
This Page One Economics explains how the Federal Open Market Committee conducts monetary policy by setting the target range for the federal funds rate and how the Fed uses its policy tools to steer the federal funds rate into the FOMC’s target range.
FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) Challenge, a classroom application of the Fed Challenge competition, is designed to be a project-based capstone experience completed by students at the conclusion of their Advanced Placement® Macroeconomics course.
The Federal Reserve has changed the way it implements monetary policy. As educators update their teaching methods and resources, they will likely have questions. This resource is intended to provide educators with answers to key questions.
Join your fellow economic educators as Federal Reserve Bank education specialists share their content knowledge and lots of free teaching tools for your economics classroom. Topics covered include: scarcity and opportunity cost, supply and demand, trade and specialization, economic indicators, monetary and fiscal policy, and more! You can also earn up to eight hours of CPDU credit for both days.
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.
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.
The Federal Reserve, “the Fed,” is the central bank of the United States. One of its important functions is to promote a strong U.S. economy.
Read about the Federal Reserve’s structure and key responsibilities as the citizens on Planet Novus work to develop their own central bank.
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.