Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, December 16, 2008
Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
This lesson focuses on the December 16, 2008, announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee on the current Federal Reserve monetary policy actions and goals. This lesson is intended to guide students and teachers through an analysis of the actions the Federal Reserve is taking and can take in influencing prices, employment, and economic growth. Through this lesson, students will better understand the dynamics of the U.S. economy and current economic conditions.