Oregon Academic Content Standards
OR.SS.8. Grade 8
8.12. Analyze the roles of competition, supply, and demand in determining prices, wages, services, labor, credit, taxes, tariffs, and foreign currencies.
8.13. Assess the function of imports, exports, innovation, and entrepreneurship in a market economy
8.14. Investigate how economic decisions affect the well-being of individuals within a group (such as enslaved people, indigenous peoples, women, and children), businesses, and society.
8.15. Compare and contrast different types of financial institutions and the services they provide (e.g. fees, services)
8.17. Define and explain “fair lending practices” and “financial decision-making.”
8.20. Identify and describe patterns and networks of economic interdependence, migration, settlement, cultural diffusion, and modern technological development.
Social Science Analysis
8.33. Analyze how a specific problem can manifest itself at local, regional, and global levels over time, identifying its characteristics and causes, and the challenges and opportunities faced by those trying to address the problem.