Web Links for use with Economics

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Unit 1: Economics: The Science of Choice

Chapter 1: What Is Economics?

Chapter 2: Economic Models

Chapter 3: Value and Demand

  • Insurance—Information on various types of insurance

Unit 2: Economics of the Nations

Check under Educational Resources for lesson plans that might cover the material in this unit

Unit 3: Economics of the Business Firm

Chapter 7: Forms of Business Ownership

Check your state laws concerning the establishing of a business as a proprietorship, partnership, or a corporation.

Chapter 8: The Stock Market

  • New York Stock Exchange—Information about the stock exchange, current stock listings and educational material for the classroom on stock and the stock markets
  • NASDAQ—Stock quotes and listing information as well as market statistics and free stock ticker information
  • Dow Jones Indexes—List of the various indices of the Dow Jones Company
  • Securities and Exchange Commission—Government agency that supervises securities and market information

The following websites will provide more information about mutual funds:

Unit 4: Economics of the Financial Market

Chapter 10: Money and the Financial Market

Chapter 11: Central Banking

The following three websites are provided by the Fed to help explain the functions and responsibilities of the Fed. An educational section is included in which games, lesson plans, videos, and other activities are provided to help students understand the Federal Reserve System.

The following are websites that encourage saving and recommend financial planning.
As with any website, think carefully about what you read and check information against other websites before taking any actions.

Unit 5: Economics of the Government

Chapter 12: Measuring the Wealth of the Nation

Chapter 13: The Business Cycle and Unemployment

Chapter 14: Inflation

Chapter 15: Fiscal Policy

Educational Resources

The following websites contain lesson plans, activities, helpful illustrations and/or links to other websites on a variety of economic topics:

Federal Economics Links

Personal Finance Links

Federal Reserve Banks

Each of the district banks of the Federal Reserve (websites listed below) provides information on the financial aspects of the United States economy. The sites include material on the Fed and the district as well as educational material, games, lesson plans, and quizzes.

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