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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 

Standard Number

Name of standard

Version number

Credits

Assessment

Approx Assessment  date 

2

AS91222

Describe inflation and its causes and effects using  economic models 

2

4

External (L)

Term 4

2

AS91224    

Describe economic growth and its causes and effects  using economic models 

2

4

External (L)

Term 4

2

AS91225

Describe unemployment and its causes and effects  using economic models 

2

4

Internal (L)

Term 1

2

AS91227

Describe government policies in relation to a  contemporary economic  issue ​(optional for those  who prefer more internals  than externals) 

2

6

Internal (L)

Term 2/3

Key for assessment column:  N - L1 and UE numeracy  L - L1 literacy  R - UE reading literacy 

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ASHS Course Booklet 2020  

ASHS Course Booklet 2020  

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