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The Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve is the newest publication in the Everyday Economic series from Economic Education. Through engaging infographics and approachable text, readers are introduced to the structure of the modern Federal Reserve and its important work serving the American people as it works to support a growing and stable economy.



Take a Seat at the Table: An FOMC Simulation
In this lesson, students are given the opportunity to play the role of a Federal Reserve Bank president in a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting by reading and evaluating the Beige Book. Small groups conduct a discussion of monetary policy and write a press release explaining their assessment of economic conditions.

Economic Education