Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Stagflation and the Early 1980s Recession

Stagflation in the 1980s

Author Peter Kiernan talked about the concept of stagflation and the events in the early 1980s that affected the economic stagnation that occurred.

Description

Author Peter Kiernan talked about the concept of stagflation and the events in the 1970s and early 1980s that affected the economic stagnation that occurred during that period.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the economic events and circumstances that slowed economic growth preceding the 1980s.
  • What is meant by stagflation?
  • What are the effects of stagflation on middle class consumers?
  • What actions did the Reagan administration take end stagflation?
  • What were the positive and negative consequences of President Reagan's policies?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Anathema
    • Consumers
    • Income
    • Inflation
    • Interest Rates
    • Stock Market
    • Unemployment
    • Wages

    Topics

    Economics & Financial LiteracyU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity