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Economic Education Events

GDP: What it is, why it matters and how to teach it


High school and college educators are invited to attend this free Federal Reserve Education webinar on gross domestic product (GDP) featuring a presentation by Federal Reserve historian Jonathan Rose, followed by a Q&A session. The webinar will cover:

  • GDP basics
  • GDP history
  • Common misconceptions
  • Using data to teach GDP
  • GDP as an economic indicator

Federal Reserve economic education specialists will share related classroom resources.


  • Wednesday, October 18
    4–5 p.m. CT


  • Virtual


  • There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.
  • Register by 8 a.m. CT on Wednesday, Oct. 18.