Portland Community College
Summary Report of Fed Response to Recession part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Starting Point: Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
This activity is designed to give students real-world context to their introduction to monetary policy, specifically in the context of a monetary policy response to an economic downturn. Additionally, it provides students an opportunity to collect, analyze, summarize, and report basic economic data. Beyond teaching students to understand economics in the news, it is hoped that this activity will give students the tools to engage in the discourse concerning these issues with the aid of relevant data.