Lectures and seminars.
- Introduction and basic concepts.
- Economic goals, e.g., price stability, high employment, growth.
- Government of Canada economic indicators.
- Model(s) of income determination.
- The money supply, Bank of Canada and monetary policy.
- Fiscal policy, stabilizers, public debt.
- International economics.
- Demand, supply and elasticities.
- The labour market.
- Perfect and imperfect competition.
- Current economic issues
At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the basic terminology of economics;
- examine and evaluate the degree to which the goals of the economy are currently achieved;
- apply various analytical concepts required in the study of macro and microeconomics.
|Term Tests||40% - 70%|
|Term Paper and/or Written Assignment(s)||0% - 20%|
|Final Examination||30% - 40%|
|Participation and/or quizzes||0% - 10%|
THERE WILL BE A MINIMUM OF THREE (3) EVALUATIONS.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Hird, H. Richard. Working with Economics, Latest Ed. Toronto: Maxwell MacMillan Canada Inc.
BC Pre-Calculus 11
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
- No corequisite courses
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
- No equivalency courses