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AP® Macroeconomics: Challenging Concepts

Davidson College via edX

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Overview

Learn the most difficult concepts in the AP® Macroeconomics course, roughly 60% of the AP exam material, from top AP instructors.

Each module will cover one of the most demanding concepts in the AP® Macroeconomics course (based on College Board data from 2011–2013 Advanced Placement® exams).

These tricky topics are broken into bite-sized pieces—with short instructional videos, interactive graphs, and practice problems written by many of the same people who write and grade your AP® Macroeconomics exam.

Topics include:

  1. Nominal & Real Values
  2. Classical & Keynesian Models
  3. Aggregate Demand
  4. Aggregate Supply
  5. Short-Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium
  6. Moving to Long-Run Equilibrium
  7. Economic Growth 8. Fiscal Policy
  8. Money & the Money Market
  9. Money Creation
  10. Monetary Policy
  11. Loanable Funds
  12. Phillips Curve
  13. Foreign Exchange Markets

This course is specifically designed for blended learning in AP classrooms, but can also be used by AP students independently as supplementary help and exam review.

* Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these offerings.

Syllabus

  • Nominal & Real Values: Stephanie Vanderford, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC
  • Classical & Keynesian Models: Dr. Clark Ross, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC Dr. Shyam Gouri Suresh, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Aggregate Demand: Dick Rankin, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, ʻIolani School, Honolulu, HI
  • Aggregate Supply: Gabriel Sanchez, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Bonita High School, La Verne, CA
  • Short-Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium: Dr. Robert Graham, Economics Professor, Hanover College, Hanover, IN
  • Moving to Long-Run Equilibrium: Brian Held, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Loyola High School of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Economic Growth: Dee Mecham, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, The Bishop's School, San Diego, CA
  • Fiscal Policy: Skeeter Makepeace, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, The McCallie School, Chattanooga, TN
  • Money & the Money Market: Jon Nash, Economics Professor, Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL
  • Money Creation: Mary Kohelis, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Weirton Madonna High School, Weirton, WV
  • Monetary Policy: Michael Brody, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Menlo School, Atherton, CA
  • Loanable Funds: Dr. Elia Kacapyr, Economics Professor, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
  • Phillips Curve: Sally Meek, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Plano West Senior High, Plano, TX
  • Foreign Exchange Markets: Dr. Art Raymond, Economics Professor, Muhlenburg College, Allentown, PA Stephanie Vanderford, AP Macroeconomics Instructor, Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC

Taught by

Sally Meek and Clark Ross

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