Twenty-Two Cents

In this lesson students will explore a wide array of economic concepts related to entrepreneurship, banking, poverty, and economic decision making through the story of Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank. Students will take a variety of perspectives regarding current banking practices in Bangladesh, engage in PACED decision making, analyze economic data, compare economic issues in Bangladesh and the United States, and craft hypotheses on how current banking practices came to be.
Grade levels: 9-12
Content keywords: loans, interest, banks, entrepreneur, charity, investment, currency, scarcity
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurship, Credit, Banking
Resource type: Lesson Plans
Time requirement: 30-60 minutes
Twenty-Two Cents

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Twenty-Two Cents