ECONOMICS 21F - Full Year

ECO21F
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Warren

This course leads on from Economics 11F. 

It covers four major issues:
1. Inflation - What causes prices to rise, how rising prices affect people and businesses and how economists try to reduce inflation.
2. Economic Growth - How do economists attempt to grow the size of our economy, positive and negative effects of a growing economy.
3. Trade - Why does NZ trade with other countries, what countries do we trade with and what goods and services does NZ import and export.
4. Government - Looks at how the government helps to reduce inflation, create growth and encourage international trade.
5. Employment - Examines what causes changes in employment and how these changes affect people and businesses.

In each topic students will use the share market, newspapers, internet and television, case studies and other media to help them understand how the NZ economy works.

Future Possibilities
Leads on to Year 13 Economics. Career prospects are in the areas of business, management, marketing, law, media and many more.


Pathway

ECONOMICS 31F - Full Year

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30.00 for the student workbook.


Recommended Prior Learning

None although Year 11 Economics or Year 9/10 ACE is an advantage.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.