Understanding Economics

            How Economic Systems Work
Economic Education Web
Traditional Economy vs. Market Economy
Supply and Demand:What Happened to Railroads?
Scarcity and Opportunity Costs

           The American Economy
Deceptive Advertising: Crossing the Line
Phillips Curve
The Federal Reserve System
The United States Mint
A-Z Index of Government Agencies
National Stock Market Simulations
American Currency Exhibit

Personal Finance and Economics
Online Personal Finance Game
Car Loan Project
Credit Card Mystery
Investopedia: Your Source for Investing Education
Money Instructor
Personal Finance and Money Management Basics
Loan Calculators
How Credit Scores Works
The Jumpstart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
Homelessness Game-Spent

The Free Enterprise System
Junior Achievement Student Center
Bureau of Engraving and Print
Consumer Product Safety Division
Federal Communications Commissions Order
United States Dept. of Labor
Dept. of Health and Human Services

The United States and the World
You Think-Social Issues (World Bank)
The United Nations
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Gross Domestic Product
World Trade Organization (WTO)
African Union
European Union (EU)
Foreign Exchange Rates

Measurement Concepts and Methods
Graphs                                Index Numbers
Percentages                         Averages and Distributions
Percentage Changes

Textbook Resources:
     Glencoe Civics Today Web link: Civics Online
     Prentiss Hall Economics Web
     Cengage Learning Principles of Economics Web link:

Web Resources
A Pedestrian's Guide to the Economy

Library Resources
Personal Finance
A Teenager's Guide to Money, Banking and Finance-David Spiselman
The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom-Suze Orman
Making the Most of your Money-Jane Bryant Quinn

Free Enterprise
Nickel and Dimed:On (Not) Getting By in America-Barbara Ehreneich


 Magazines available in the library:
      U.S. News and World Report (print copy)
      Time (print copy)
      The Economist-1/1/1988 to present available in MEL (Academic One File, General One File databases)