Economics Level 2

ECO02
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Sawyer

Recommended Prior Learning

No prerequisites required but a reasonable level of literacy and numeracy (Level 1) would be a help. Interest in current events is key to excellence.


L2 Economics

 The course covers at least 4 of the issues which face the NZ Economy. This extends out to all western market/mixed economy models. The concepts covered are: Inflation, International Trade, Economic Growth, Employment, and students are encouraged and required to seek issues related to the economy as enquiry based learning. The course also looks at potential solutions to the problems we face and the dilemmas facing the Government when they adopt policy. As budding economists we use economics modelling and statistical analysis as tools.

Topics covered include:

  1. Inflation

  2. International Trade

  3. Economic Growth

  4. Unemployment

  5. Government Policies

  6. Contemporary economics issues



Learning Areas:

Distance Education