6 understand the role of economic institutions in the United States, including the Federal Reserve Board, trade unions, banks, investors, and the stock market;
7 understand the role of self-interest, incentives, property rights, competition, and corporate responsibility in the market economy;
8 understand the indicators of an economy's performance, including gross domestic product, inflation, and the unemployment rate;
9 understand those features of the economy of the state that make it unique, including the importance of natural resources, government ownership and management of resources, Alaska Native regional corporations, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority; and
10 understand how international trade works.
G A student should understand the impact of economic choices and participate effectively in the local, state, national, and global economies.
1 apply economic principles to actual world situations;
2 understand that choices are made because resources are scarce;