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Economics of Everyday Life for Everyday Life

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Course DatesLengthMeeting TimesStatusFormatInstructor(s)CRN
July 19, 2021 - August 18, 20217/19 - 8/184 WeeksOnlineOpenOnlineKamal Abdelrahman
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Course Description

This class offers a basic overview of economic theory for the average consumer. It is an informed-citizens guide to the economics of everyday life. The goal is to give the student a working knowledge of basic economic theory and economic institutions. Students will become familiar with how markets function.

The main objective of this course is to examine how economic concepts impact people's day to day lives. Students develop a basic understanding of how people need to make choices due to the existence of limited resources along with unlimited wants.

Topics include gross domestic product, economic growth, and business cycle, unemployment and inflation, Monetary and fiscal policy, and law of supply and demand.

This course requires a high level of commitment from students. Throughout this course there will be interactive lessons that include a mixture of instructional videos and tasks. After passing this course successfully, students can apply economic analysis in their future studies and be able to discuss economic issues.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course. This class is open for students from ninth to twelfth grade.

Course Information

  • Course Code: CEEC0939

Program Information

Summer@Brown

Brown’s Pre-College Program in the liberal arts and sciences for students completing grades 9-12 by June 2021.

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