AP Economics

Reasons to study Economics

“There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Milton Friedman.

Class Outline:

Unit 1: Introduction to Economics (Chapters 1-3)

Unit 2: Supply and Demand (Chapters 4-6)

Unit 3: Markets & The Public Sector (Chapters 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)

Unit 4: Public sector economics (chapters 10-12

Unit 5: The Firm (Chapters 13-17)

Unit 6: The Labor Market (Chapters 18-20)

Unit 7: Macroeconomic data

Unit 8: Real economy in the long run

Unit 9: Money and prices in the long run

Unit 10: Macroeconomics of open economies

Unit 11: Short run flucctuations

Textbook: Principles of Economics (8th edition) by N. Gregory Mankiw

Note: Your required state consumer education requirement is satisfied via the completion of various activities and assignments designed to give you a background in the basics of consumer education.