Unit 3.5 and 3.6: Demand management - fiscal and monetary policy

Links to pages with lesson plans for unit 3.5 and 3.6: Demand management - fiscal and monetary policy (old syllabus unit 2.4 and 2.5)

This is a link page to sub-pages, containing lesson plans and learning activities, which provide activities and lesson plans for the macroeconomics unit, unit 3.4 and 3.5: Demand management - fiscal and monetary policy.  Under the old syllabus this unit was included under units 2.4 and 2.5.  Typically each lesson plan includes resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access to give maximum flexibility to the teacher and the student. There are theoretical notes for extended reading and teacher notes at the top that provide timing information lesson objectives and activity instructions.

Unit 3.5 and 3.6: Demand management - fiscal and monetary policy

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Assessment map

This page provides a map of the various assessments included in the unit, including short answers responses, essays and areas for discussion. I have included a section A and section B blank essay template...

Government budget

This page considers the way that governments collect tax revenue as well as how they spend that revenue on a range current expenditures, capital expenditures and transfer payments.How does the government...

Trumponomics

Trumponomics is a term devised to describe the economic policies of the American President. During the campaign itself much of the media attention focused on the Republican nominee's extreme views on...

Fiscal policy

This page considers the way that governments collect tax revenue as well as how they spend that revenue on a range current expenditures, capital expenditures and transfer payments.How do changes to government...

Case study on keynesian economics

This case study can be given to your classes as a class or homework exercise.Out of fashion for the past 30 years, British economist JM Keynes is suddenly the man of the moment as governments try to stave...

Monetary policy

This will look at monetary policy and how governments can employ monetary policy measures to influence the aggregate demand curve.How do central banks, through changes to interest rates, exchange rates...

Independent central banks

This will look at monetary policy and how governments can employ monetary policy measures to influence the aggregate demand curve.Why do the central banks of some countries, rather than focusing on the...

Unit 3.5 and 3.6 review sheet

I have included this page, which contains a PDF handout as a simple revision exercise. I find that many IB students get a degree of comfort from these short summary handouts.The review sheet is available...

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