Economics

Discussion - Government and the Economy is set for May 28 and 29

Final - Economics is set for May 31


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Unit 1:  Intro to Economics 

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Supplemental Readings

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Unit 2:  Supply and Demand

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--------------------------------------------------------------Unit 3:  Double Unit - Topics Include:  GDP and Growth/Unemployment, Inflation and Poverty
6) How Low Can Unemployment Really Go? - Questions ( Reading)

Topics for longer responses (pick 2)

Economic Convergence

Discuss the concept of economic convergence between rich and poor nations.  Do you think this convergence will occur?  Use an economic argument in your response.

 

Business Cycles

Why do business cycles occur?  What is generally happening economically that makes expansions turn to contractions?

 

Sticky Downward Wages

Wages that are not flexible will be a cause of some unemployment.  Explain at least two reasons that wages are not flexible going down (i.e. sticky downward wages).

 

Unemployment Rate

Discuss potential flaws in using the unemployment rate, as it is currently calculated, to determine the state of employment in this country.  Which groups might not be counted or might be counted but are not working to full potential?


*All unit work must be completed prior to the test date in order to receive full credit
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Unit 4:  Financial Markets

Unit Work:
1)  IDs - Financial Markets
2) How the Stock Market Works - Questions (Reading)
3) Note Packet - Financial Markets

Review Sheet

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Unit 5:  Government and the Economy 

Unit Work:
3) Taxes and Government Spending - Note Packet






PowerPoint - Fiscal Policy

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