General Economics Resources
Visual explanations of key economic concepts and conditions, including “Core Presentations” for more in-depth tutorials, or presentations arranged by subject matter: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and International
Dr. Econ answers many questions with a focus on monetary policy and Federal Reserve related issues.
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
A 13-week curriculum that teaches basic economic concepts within the theme of international trade
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.
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
So, you want to be in charge of monetary policy at our country’s central bank? See how it works by taking charge of a simulated economy.
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
A concise and interactive tool for exploring the Fed’s history, structure, and responsibilities