Games and Online Learning

The Federal Reserve System has broadened its delivery channels beyond print material to include online learning opportunities. Each of the web pages listed below allows the user to engage in active learning activities that provide enhanced understanding about the respective subject matter.


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Show Business: The Economic$ of Entertainment
Show Business is the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s learning activity on economics and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to provide an additional tool for teaching and learning about basic economic concepts. We’ve even managed to sneak in some economic history.

logo for peanuts and crackerjacks Peanuts & Crackerjacks
Peanuts & Crackerjacks provides, through a simulated baseball game, an interactive introduction into the economics of professional team sports.
  Economics Quiz
The economic quiz is designed to test your knowledge on various topic of economics, including the Federal Reserve, monetary policy, international economies, fiscal policy, housing, and many others.


Other Resources offsite
Economic education resources for K-12 teachers and the public.

new england ecoonomic adventure logoNew England Economic Adventure - offsite is a multi-layered education resource for teachers, students, and the general public. The goal is to promote understanding of key economic concepts, including standard of living, economic growth, and rising labor productivity, using examples from New England's own unique history.




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