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Unit 6: Lesson 32 - The Effects of Inflation

Students examine recent inflation rates in the United States and discuss the interpretation of inflation rates. They read about the inflation-related experiences of teachers in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe and use these experiences as a basis for identifying the effects of high rates of inflation.

Concepts:

  • Inflation
  • Hyperinflation
Standards:
  • Standard #13: Income

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