ERIC Number: ED242618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Analyzing Inflation and Its Control: A Resource Guide. Economics-Political Science Series.
Salemi, Michael K.; Leak, Sarah
Background information for teachers on inflation and self-contained learning activities to help students view inflation from both economic and political perspectives are provided. The introduction contains economics and political science frameworks for analyzing policy issues. How to integrate economics and political science is also discussed. Perspectives on inflation and an inflation bibliography are provided. Discussed are price indexes, what inflation is, the economic effects of inflation, and the causes of and the cures for inflation. These topics are the major foci of the student learning activities that follow. The activities can be used in economics, business, government, math, or any course in which the effects of inflation are studied. Students take an inflation pretest and are involved in many activities, including reading and analyzing handouts, playing games, and role playing. Classroom materials for duplication are provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Business Education, Cost Indexes, Economic Factors, Economics Education, Inflation (Economics), Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Political Science, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, United States Government (Course)
Joint Council on Economic Education, Two Park Ave., New York, NY 10016 (Checklist No. 333, $4.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Joint Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.
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