LEVEL 2 ECONOMICS 2ECO
What is this course about? In Level 2 Economics students examine the operation of the New Zealand economy through a Macro-economic perspective. Major issues covered will include Inflation, economic growth, trade and unemployment. Students critically examine these issues through the eyes of equity and the roles of government and firms.
What sorts of things will I do? ● ●
Learn how to understand the current world economy by interpreting economic events in light of the macro economic goals of a country. Learn the importance of government fiscal and monetary policy in stabilising and growing economies and examine the significance of international relationships.
What standards can I enter? NCEA Level
Name of standard
Approx Assessment date
Describe inflation and its causes and effects using economic models
Describe economic growth and its causes and effects using economic models
Describe unemployment and its causes and effects using economic models
Describe government policies in relation to a contemporary economic issue (optional for those who prefer more internals than externals)
Key for assessment column: N - L1 and UE numeracy L - L1 literacy R - UE reading literacy