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U.S. Fiscal Policy between 1991 and 2001 part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Natalia Smirnova, University of Connecticut
Based on the graph showing the United States Federal government current receipts (from taxation) and current expenditures from 1991 till 2001, students analyze contractionary fiscal policy implementation.

U.S. Fiscal Policy between 2002 and 2019. part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Natalia Smirnova, University of Connecticut
Based on the graph showing the United States Federal government current receipts and current expenditures from 2002 till 2016, students analyze expansionary fiscal policy implementation.

U.S. Net Exports Component of the GDP since 1947 part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Natalia Smirnova, University of Connecticut
Students create the GDP stacking graph on FRED using expenditure approach (C+I+G+NX). Then students analyze the dynamics of net export component and propose a solution to the U.S. trade deficit.

The evolution of federal budget surpluses and deficits in the U.S. since 1970. part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Natalia Smirnova, University of Connecticut
Students analyze the United States federal budget surplus/deficit as a fraction of gross domestic product (GDP) and discuss the evolution of federal budget surpluses and deficits since 1970. Students propose ...

Fiscal Policy part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Siny Joseph, Kansas State University
Students will be able to evaluate the implications of government spending versus tax cuts to shift the AD curve in response to the 2007-2009 recession.

Price Controls part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Siny Joseph, Kansas State University
Students will answer questions related to a Planet Money podcast "Big Government Cheese" and reinforce their understanding of implications of price controls and market outcomes.

Taxes part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Siny Joseph, Kansas State University
Students will listen to an NPR podcast on soda taxes prior to class and be able to reinforce their understanding on implications of taxes and market outcomes.

Inflation part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Siny Joseph, Kansas State University
Students will be able to explain the consistent unexpected low inflation rate despite falling unemployment rate.

Price Discrimination part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Siny Joseph, Kansas State University
Students will read a WSJ article prior to class and be able to identify and distinguish types of price discrimination.

Labor Force Participation Rate in the U.S. by Gender part of Teaching Methods:Team-Based Learning:Activities
Natalia Smirnova, University of Connecticut
Discover and observe the trends of LFPR by gender in the U.S. from 1948 until the present. Discuss and defend the ranking of proposed reasons for these trends.