ERIC Number: ED474416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Ledger: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Economic Education Newsletter, 2002.
Jabaily, Bob, Ed.
Ledger, Spr/Sum 2002
The theme for the spring/summer 2002 issue of "The Ledger" is "Warp Speed: How Life Has Changed since 1980." The issue provides an overview of economic and technological changes and focuses on: how people work; the way people handle their money; the way people learn; the cars people drive; how people spend their spare time; and the health care people receive. It contains ten sections: (1) "Statistics--Just the Facts: 1980 and 1990"; (2) "The Economy: Two (Pleasant) Economic Surprises"; (3) "Exercises"; (4) "Technology: Technology Trifecta"; (5) "The Workplace: On the Job"; (6) "Health Care: In Sickness and in Health"; (7) "The Automobile: Behind the Wheel"; (8) "Leisure: In Our Spare Time"; (9) "Personal Finance: Handling Our Money"; and (10) "Education: Reflections on the Way Life Used to Be" (Scott Guild). (BT)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Health, Leisure Time, Modernization, Secondary Education, Social History, Social Studies, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MA.