Course curriculum

  • 1

    Week 1: Introduction to Economics and the Production-Possibilities Frontier

    • Monday: Meet RAeconomics Curriculum Authors

    • Prerequisite Videos for Honors Economics

    • Tuesday: Introduction to Economics, Key Concepts , Quiz and Three Historical Economists

    • Wednesday: Marginal Analysis and Five Powers of Economic Thinking

    • Thursday: Production-Possibilities Frontier, Part I

    • Friday: Current Events and "Free" Response Question

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    Week 2: Production-Possibilities Frontier

    • Quiz to See What You Do or Don't Know About Economics (10-Questions True/False)

    • Monday and Tuesday: Production-Possibilities Frontier, Part II (TWO DAYS)

    • Wednesday and Thursday : Production-Possibilities Frontier, Part III (TWO DAYS)

    • REVIEW FOR FRIDAY'S EXAM #1 - Weeks 1 and 2

    • Friday: TEST #1 -- 20 Multiple Choice Questions (You Must Receive a 70% or Higher to Move on in this Class) SAVE GRADE INSIDE YOUR ECONOMICS JOURNAL

  • 3

    Week 3: Quantity Demanded; Demand; Quantity Supplied; Supply

    • Monday and Tuesday: Quantity Demanded vs. Demand (TWO DAYS)

    • Wednesday and Thursday: Quantity Supplied vs. Supply (TWO DAYS)

    • Friday: "Current Events Friday" and "Free" Response Question Friday

  • 4

    Week 4: Supply and Demand Combined; Shortages and Surpluses; Deadweight Loss

    • Monday and Tuesday: Supply and Demand Continued (TWO DAYS)

    • Wednesday and Thursday: Consumer and Producer Surplus; Deadweight Loss (DWL) (TWO DAYS)

    • REVIEW FOR FRIDAY'S EXAM #2 - Weeks 3 and 4

    • Friday: TEST 20 Multiple Choice Questions (You Must Receive a 70% or Higher to Move on in this Class) SAVE GRADE INSIDE YOUR ECONOMICS JOURNAL

  • 5

    Week 5 (Monday and Tuesday) Price Controls: Price Ceilings and Price Floors

    • Week 5 (Monday): Price Ceiling (Pc), Price Floor (Pf), Deadweight Loss (DWL)

    • Week 5 (Tuesday): Elasticity

    • Week 5 (Wednesday): Elasticity and a Per-Unit Tax

    • Week 5 (Thursday and Friday): Elasticity and a Per-Unit Tax and FRQs

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    Week 6: Utility and Financial Literacy

    • Week 6 (Monday): Utility, Marginal Utility, Marginal Utility Per-Dollar Spent; Budget Constraints

    • Week 6 (Tuesday): Utility, Marginal Utility, Marginal Utility Per-Dollar Spent; Budget Constraints

    • Week 6 (Wednesday): Financial Literacy -- Personal Budgeting

    • Week 6 (Thursday) Financial Literacy -- Income and Wealth; Compound Interest and the Rule of 72

    • REVIEW FOR FRIDAY'S EXAM #3 - Weeks 5 and 6

    • TEST #3 Weeks 5 -6

  • 7

    Week 7: Financial Literacy

    • Week 7 (Monday) Financial Literacy -- Stocks and Bonds

    • Week 7 (Tuesday) Financial Literacy -- Financial Investments and Establishing Credit

    • Week 7 (Wednesday) Financial Literacy -- Establishing Credit and Purchasing a Car

    • Week 7 (Thursday) Financial Literacy -- Purchasing a House

    • Week 7 (Friday) Financial Literacy -- Filling Out the 1040 Tax Form for 2020

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    Week 8: Cost of Doing Business and Market Structure

    • Week 8 (Monday): Cost of Doing Business

    • Week 8 (Tuesday): Labor Costs

    • Week 8 (Wednesday): Types of Market Structure

    • Week 8 (Thursday): How to Make Money

    • REVIEW FOR FRIDAY'S EXAM #4 - Weeks 7 and 8

    • Week 8 (Friday) TEST #4 for Weeks 7 - 8. (You Must Receive a 70% or Higher to Move on in this Class)

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