AP® Macroeconomics: Challenging Concepts
By Davidson Next via edX
Learn the most difficult concepts in the AP® Macroeconomics course, roughly 60% of the AP exam material, from top AP instructors.
Each module will cover one of the most demanding concepts in the AP® Macroeconomics course (based on College Board data from 2011–2013 Advanced Placement® exams).
These tricky topics are broken into bite-sized pieces—with short instructional videos, interactive graphs, and practice problems written by many of the same people who write and grade your AP® Macroeconomics exam.
- Nominal & Real Values
- Classical & Keynesian Models
- Aggregate Demand
- Aggregate Supply
- Short-Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium
- Moving to Long-Run Equilibrium
- Economic Growth
- Fiscal Policy
- Money & the Money Market
- Money Creation
- Monetary Policy
- Loanable Funds
- Phillips Curve
- Foreign Exchange Markets
The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World
By University of California, Irvine via Coursera
13 weeks, 13 hours
About this course
In this course, you will learn all of the major principles of macroeconomics normally taught in a quarter or semester course to college undergraduates or MBA students. Perhaps more importantly, you will also learn how to apply these principles to a wide variety of situations in both your personal and professional lives. In this way, the Power of Macroeconomics will help you prosper in an increasingly competitive and globalized environment.
ECON102: Principles of Macroeconomics
Workload: 134 hours
The main purpose of this course is to introduce you to the principles of macroeconomics. Macroeconomics is the study of how a country's economy works while trying to discern among good, better, and best choices for improving and/or maintaining a nation's standard of living and level of economic and societal well-being. Historical and contemporary perspectives on the roles and policies of government are part of the mix of interpretations and alternatives that surround questions of who or what gains and loses the most or least within a relatively small set of key interdependent players. In the broadest view, that set consists of households, consumers, savers, firm owners, investors, agency and elected officials, and global trading partners in which some wear many hats and face price considerations at two levels.
- Unit 1: Overview of Economics
- Unit 2: Macroeconomics: Goals, Measures, and Challenges
- Unit 3: Unemployment and Inflation
- Unit 4: Aggregate Economic Activities and Fluctuations
- Unit 5: Fiscal Policy
- Unit 6: Monetary Policy and Various Complexities behind Macroeconomic Policies
- Unit 7: International Trade
- Final Exam
Khan Academy: Macroeconomics
By Khan Academy
Khan Academy is one of the leaders in free online education, with the majority of courses being taught by Salman Khan, the site’s founder. It offers a personalized learning resource for all ages delivering interactive courses via videos and practice exercises.
The tutorials in the Macroeconomics program cover topics in a traditional college level introductory microeconomics course.