Basic Economics - High School*

An in-depth study of basic economics.

  • Starts Sep 15
  • 50 US dollars
  • Online

Class Description

Age Range: 14-18 Schedule: Thursdays for 30 weeks Learning Goals: Students will gain an understanding of basic economics and the economics in countries around the world. Additionally, students will gain an understanding about how every voter and politician affects economic policies. Homework: Students will read Basic Economics (5th edition) by Thomas Sowell and apply the principles of economics to various situations, both concrete and hypothetical. Estimated time outside of class: 1 - 2.5 hours per week Assessment: Progress will be assessed by determining whether the student is reading and understanding the assigned readings, graded assignments, and participation in class discussions. Letter grades will be given upon request. Learner Supply List: Basic Economics (Fifth Edition) by Thomas Sowell ISBN-13: 978-0-465-06073-3 Course Description: The following topics will be covered: What is Economics? Prices and Markets Industry and Commerce Work and Pay Time and Risk The National Economy The International Economy Special Economic Issues Additional Notes: What makes Sowell's book exceptional is that it is understood by people with no previous knowledge of economics, and it has no graphs or equations. *Fee is one of nine monthly installments Instructor Bio: ------------- Need a different day/time? Questions? -> email


Cancellation Policy

To cancel, please notify us as far in advance as possible (at least 48 hrs). ** Please note that classes that do not meet the minimum number of participants (varies) may be cancelled. In that case, you will be notified via email.