Useful links

Economic Episodes in American History is an excellent supplementary text for any social studies classroom.

Visit the Common Sense Economics website to order the book and find a host of valuable economics aids and resources.

Browse The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics and other helpful economics materials at The Library of Economics and Liberty site. 

Discover a wealth of academic recources for teaching economics and personal finance at the Council for Economic Education site.

Explore economic data and easily convert to visual aids on the Economic Research site of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides access to data on the US economy on the Bureau of Economic Analysis site

Find useful stats and information at the U.S. Department of Labor site for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Find practical financial literacy aids, as well as lesson plans, games and educational tools at Practical Money Skills.

Explore data related to worldwide living standards through dynamic displays and videos at Gapminder.

Infographics galore! Discover a variety of visual media tools based on business and investing trends by going to Visual Capitalist.

See unemployment gains and losses in US metropolitan areas since 1999 visualized on the Geography of Jobs map by visiting Tip Strategies website.

Get a closer look at the latest annual studies by the Fraser Institute on the Economic Freedom of North America and the Economic Freedom of the World.

Suggested reads

The Armchair Economist Steven Landsburg