Extra Credit (Fall 2007)

  What's Ahead


Lesson Plan of the Year contest winners
Learn the results of the Atlanta Fed's second annual Districtwide contest for educators and see the winning lesson plan!

The United States in a global economy
In a world that is increasingly interdependent, do trade flows, labor movements, and financial flows make for an efficient U.S. economy?

The changing nature of payments
More and more consumers are paying for goods and services electronically. The use of credit cards, debit cards, and online payments has skyrocketed, surpassing paper check usage.