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A survey of Federal Reserve economic education programs and resources1


  • Andrew T. Hill
  • Scott Wolla


The authors survey the economic education programs and resources produced and supported by the Federal Reserve System: from K–16 professional development opportunities for teachers and professors, to free lesson plans, videos, online learning modules, and readings ready for the classroom. They provide the history, goals, context, and reach of the Federal Reserve System’s economic and personal financial education efforts, and summarize the research produced by Reserve Bank staff on economic and personal financial education program effectiveness. They explain how the Dodd-Frank Act has affected the Reserve Banks’ personal financial education programming and provide summary measures of the impact of the Federal Reserve System’s economic and personal financial education efforts on students and teachers nationwide.

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  • Andrew T. Hill & Scott Wolla, 2020. "A survey of Federal Reserve economic education programs and resources1," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(1), pages 68-79, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:51:y:2020:i:1:p:68-79
    DOI: 10.1080/00220485.2019.1687380

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    1. Diego Mendez-Carbajo, 2023. "Using Federal Reserve Economic Data® Data to Address Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom," The American Economist, Sage Publications, vol. 68(1), pages 126-139, March.

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