Macroeconomics Teacher Resources

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2006 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How does employment affect supply and demand? It may seem like a simple question, but an authentic prompt from College Board helps learners unpack various scenarios. Additional queries explore exchange rates and the effects of monetary...
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2007 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Australia and New Zealand are close trading partners. So what happens when one country goes into a recession? Learners consider the impact using authentic materials from College Board. Other practice questions include examinations of the...
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2008 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What happens if Mexico decreases tariffs on imported cars? Learners consider the question and others using authentic College Board materials. Other questions include evaluating the effects of government spending on a fictional country...
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2009 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
If a country is facing rising unemployment, should the president ride out the trend or decrease income taxes? Scholars confront two competing policy recommendations and must decide what to do in a practice exam from College Board. Other...
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2010 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Currency depreciation, technology, an increase in the price of oil, or an increase in consumer spending have powerful impacts on an economy. Learners evaluate these effects using authentic materials from College Board. Other questions...
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2000 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
When a country faces a recession, the government has various options: decrease taxes to stimulate consumer spending or increase taxes to fund projects. Which works best? Young economists ponder this question, along with how an increase...
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2003 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A country experiences inflation. What options does the government have to control the problem? Using authentic materials from College Board, learners consider the problem. Additional questions explore supply and demand curves, as well as...
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2004 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The Federal Reserve guides banking policy for the country. Learners consider the effects of its force using authentic materials from College Board. Other practice problems examine the connection of national savings rates and interest...
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2005 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What is the relationship over time between unemployment and inflation? Learners explore this question using authentic College Board problems. Other questions evaluate the supply and demand of loanable funds and the concept of gross...
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2007 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What happens when stock market prices fall and many investors sell off their holdings? Scholars explain the effects as they answer the question from the AP® exam. The resource provides other authentic College Board questions that include...
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2008 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How could consumer confidence affect an economy otherwise operating smoothly? A prompt from College Board examines the topic. Other questions include exploring the production possibilities of two fictional nations and evaluating a...
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2010 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Defense spending often has massive impacts on the economy. Learners consider its effect in a hypothetical case and structured questions from College Board. A second query asks them to consider the effects of international trade on...
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2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Exchange rates are dependent on a variety of factors. Scholars tease out these factors using a prompt from College Board. Another query examines the economic health of a country with barometers such as gross domestic product and wages. A...
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2012 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A fictional country is facing tough economic times and has a few options to tinker with the economy. Which is the best path forward? Scholars consider the best way to reverse a recession using materials from College Board. Other queries...
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2013 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
While inflation is an expected part of the economy, how does it affect other factors, such as loan and interest rates? Learners consider questions such as these in authentic College Board materials. Other practice questions include...
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2015 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Currency exchange is a big factor in governments making economic decisions. Scholars consider various scenarios to evaluate how factors such as interest rates and private investments would affect a nation's economy using a practice test...
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2014 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What is the role of the Federal Reserve? Scholars consider how the bank works behind the scenes of the economy using authentic College Board materials. Other questions consider the impact of inflation on trade with a friendly partner and...
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2016 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The debate of cupcake versus donuts may seem like a superficial one. However, learners consider whether it makes sense to specialize in producing only one confectionery in a scaffolded problem involving complicated economic concepts....
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2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Foreign exchange rates have a ripple effect on economies worldwide. A case study asks scholars to examine what would happen to international investment and capital after tweaking variables that can ricochet around the world. A second...
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2009 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Political instability often rattles a country. How does it affect the economy? Scholars consider look at the issue using College Board materials. Additional questions examine the role of interest rates and reserve banks to provide...
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Principles of Microeconomics: Scarcity and Social Provisioning

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
There’s no such thing as a free economics course, but here's a resource that is as close as you can get. Drawing on the expertise of a textbook, augmented by input from higher education economics instructors, a helpful eBook presents a...
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Teaching Economics and Rock and Roll: Unemployment

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the consequences of unemployment. In this macroeconomics lesson, students listen to the songs “Johnny 99” and “Worried Man.” Students discuss the socioeconomic costs of unemployment as they analyze the songs.
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Balance of Payments

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Explore one of the key concepts of macroeconomics with Mr. Clifford, who guides students through understanding the exchange of goods and services between countries, imports and exports, trade deficits, and current versus financial accounts.
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Fiscal Policy and Stimulus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...