Using the Web to Understand Economics

Reproducible activity book


   Order Code: DK105   
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At carefully selected websites, students gather up-to-the-minute statistics, read primary source documents, or try such online activities as E*Trade's stock market game.

Presenting 49 handout-based reproducible activities plus eight review quizzes, the book engages students in such topics as GDP and other economic measures, unemployment, inflation, business cycles, the Fed, fiscal policy, the Phillips Curve, foreign exchange rates, supply and demand, antitrust laws, labor unions, Fortune 500, protectionism, What’s Up With Jack in the Box, and social security and tax reform. In one timely exercise for example—Will Social Security Go Broke?—students research social security funding and choose a “best solution” to the problem.

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2014 revised edition


8½" x 11"