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  • Economics Unit 1, Lesson 1 Oakland Schools Moodle

    1. 1. Unit 1, Lesson 1
    2. 2. Unemployment Rate
    3. 3. 2013 May Unemployment Rate by County (Percent)
    4. 4.  min wage, per capital income – GDP , CPI, etc.
    5. 5. ???? Is this slide necessary?
    6. 6.  “Group sues EPA over invasive species regulations… TRAVERSE CITY — An environmental group is suing the federal government, seeking tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.”  “Shipment of hazardous toys from China seized in Detroit”  “What an emergency manager for Detroit would mean for you”
    7. 7. 1. $48,500 2. $89,450 3. $94,900  Corporate world – Major companies are seek to have in- house economists such as Intel, Wells Fargo, Ford, and BP  Consulting Companies – Examples include: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bain and Co., Moodys Corp., and Advanced Global Trading  Law – Tax or corporate attorneys, claims adjuster  Governmental agencies - Federal Reserve Board, State Department, CIA, World Bank, Congressional Budget Office  Academia - Professor, Researcher, Teacher