General Economics Resources
Interpret economic data, key concepts, and economic conditions through visual explanations. Core Presentations are updated regularly using the most currently available data, with additional topics presented by subject: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and International.
In an age where tuition is on the rise, high school students are skipping college to start their own companies, and technology offers alternative ways to learn, this special series podcast brings you insights from a diverse group of experts, entrepreneurs, and college students to help you decide for yourself: Does College Matter?
A video series featuring FRBSF economists and their research covering special topics related to the U.S. economy. Most segments are 5 – 10 minutes in length
Our blog is your go-to spot for economics and personal finance education content that can be quickly and easily integrated into your existing curriculum. It is also a space for announcements about our freshest content, upcoming events (both in-person and virtual), and a place for discussion with both us and your colleagues.
Our e-newsletter will keep you up to date on resources we’re working on, news related to economic education, and professional development opportunities. The e-newsletter is distributed twice a month via e-mail.
Brought to you by the Richmond and San Francisco Federal Reserve Banks, Invest in What’s Next: Life After High School is a free, online resource that helps students evaluate their choices for one of the biggest decisions they’ll face – what path to pursue after high school. Through interactive lessons, students explore multiple career options and education paths and develop personal finance knowledge and skills to implement a plan that’s right for them.
Lesson 1, “Exploring My Options,” is currently available, with other lessons in development. Help your students start evaluating their choices for life after high school at investinwhatsnext.org today!
Use this calculator to compute your return on a college degree.
This 50-minute lesson plan helps students examine the relationship between education attainment and earning potential, develop a budget, and explore changes in labor market trends.
Resources on the Federal Reserve
Money hasn’t always looked like it does today. Step back in time and explore the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s American Currency Exhibit.
Think you have what it takes to run our country’s central bank? See if you can achieve full employment and low inflation as chair of the Fed.
A concise and interactive tool for exploring the Fed’s history, structure, and responsibilities
Information and analysis on the financial crisis, what the Federal Reserve did in response, the economic recovery, and the Fed’s role in the new financial regulatory framework
Video-based lesson for high school and college students that provides teachers of history and economics a flexible format in which to introduce the Federal Reserve System
Archived Economics Resources
Dr. Econ answers many questions with a focus on monetary policy and Federal Reserve related issues.
Resources from across the Federal Reserve System
Explore additional educational resources produced by the eleven other Federal Reserve Banks. Search by topic, grade level, or resource type.