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Intersections: Spring 2004

Resource Rack

The Federal Reserve System has many publications and online resources available for classroom use. Most are available in classroom sets for free.

The Federal Reserve Today Image The Federal Reserve Today
Provides a detailed explanation of the functions, objectives, and organization of the Federal Reserve System. The last three sections focus on monetary policy and the policy-making process. Great for high school AP economics classes and college classes.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications/frame1.cfm
In Plain English Index In Plain English
Describes the structure and functions of the Federal Reserve System in an easy-to-read format using illustrations that help explain the topics. Perfect for high school.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications/frame1.cfm
Everyday Economics Image The Federal Reserve (Everyday Economics)
Looks at the Federal Reserve and its role in maintaining an effective and efficient payments system, supervising and regulating banking organizations, and conducting the nation’s monetary policy.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications/frame1.cfm
History of Central Banking Image History of Central Banking
Outlines the history of central banking in the United States, from the opening of the first Bank of the United States in 1791 to the modern-day Federal Reserve System.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Order by e-mailing andrew.hill@phil.frb.org
A Day in the Life of the FOMC A Day in the Life of the FOMC
Gives an insider’s perspective on the inner workings of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy-making body.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Order by e-mailing andrew.hill@phil.frb.org
FederalReserveEducation.org FederalReserveEducation.org
FederalReserveEducation.org is the Federal Reserve System’s portal to economic and personal financial education materials on the web. From the portal teachers and students can link to print and online resources offered by the 12 Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors.
Created by the Federal Reserve System
Available at www.federalreserveeducation.org
Fed 101 FED101
FED101 teaches students interactively about the purposes and functions of the Federal Reserve System.
Created by the Federal Reserve System.
Available at www.kc.frb.org/fed101

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