News headlines abound with important economic issues that challenge our understanding. NewsHour’s economics correspondent Paul Solman is a reliable and entertaining source of help. In this fast moving economics story he looks at the dual impact of the falling dollar on a successful California fashion jeans manufacturer. He also reveals what returns to China inside those truly massive shipping containers that continuously deliver our flood tide of Chinese imports.
And hey, if you or your class have a question about this report or any economics issue, Paul is ready to answer them on his Q & A blog. He’d be very pleased to hear from a student audience!
Finally, if you haven’t seen it yet, you might also check out the recent NewsHour Extra lesson plan about economic issues in the 2008 presidential election.