Level 2 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Milne
Economics is the study of how financial, labour and trade markets are organised and how they interact. In Level 2 Economics the focus is on four key areas; employment, growth, trade and policy. Employment looks at the present situation of employment in New Zealand and factors that may influence change. Growth focuses on the influence of the economy and what growth looks like. Trade develops ideas around how our economic activity will develop as our economy becomes more global. Policy looks at New Zealand’s economic situation and how we control inequality, unemployment and growth.
A study of the concepts employment and trade.
A study of the concepts of growth and inequality
A study of how government policy affects contemporary economic issues.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 1 Economics
It is highly recommended that students purchase a student workbook ($23 approx.)
2B8 and 40 leaf clear file
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
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