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While initially introduced as a payment system, crypto assets are seen by many as an enticing investment opportunity. This issue of Page One Economics® introduces crypto assets, blockchain technology, and the emerging crypto universe.
Inflation numbers are important economic indicators. But thinking beyond the numbers reveals a deeper reality. Some businesses respond to inflation with shrinkflation and skimpflation. Learn about these practices and their effect on consumers.
In the second episode of Sneak-a-nomics, Bonnie Meszaros, associate director of the Center of Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, discusses what goes into writing engaging economics and personal finance lessons using chi
Erin Boettcher, a fifth grade teacher, and Bonnie Meszaros, associate director of the Center of Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, discuss the value of teaching economics and personal finance in the elementary school.
The Teach Economics podcast series includes conversations with leading economic educators on innovative and effective teaching strategies as well as insight on why it’s important to teach economics at all levels.
Most of us use credit cards, and many of us have credit card debt. Economists and personal finance gurus disagree on the best strategies for paying off that debt across multiple credit cards.
In this lesson, students act as buyers with a fixed amount to spend on beverages. They identify a favorite beverage from a list of beverages offered for the same price. They then react to changes in the price of that favorite beverage.
Mary Suiter, former assistant VP of economic education at the St. Louis Fed, and Mike Raymer, executive director of the Georgia Council for Economic Education, share their journeys and advice on writing lessons that bring economics to life for students.
In this lesson, students listen to a story about a boy who wants a certain pair of shoes because his classmates have them. They learn that their tastes and preferences affect shopping decisions.
Examine the role of digital currency and how its growth has impacted the payments industry. We will also explore data behind cryptocurrency, the relationship between payments and economic and banking conditions, and new lessons for the classroom related to crypto, 21st Century banking, and digital currency usage amongst diverse populations.