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Economics Resources

 

The Academic Success Center located in room CM110, offers many resources to economics students.  Some of the resources include software, videos, and texts that will supplement students' class sessions.

The following are some of the resources that can be found at the Academic Success Center.

 

 Software
Picture of Software IconEconoActive Students can get more tutoring and practice in the interactive and fun elements within the EconActive CD-ROM. Assets on the disk or online version engage students in movable Java graphs, online "Cyberproblems," module notes and an array of self-check quizzes...
Picture of Software IconEconomics USA


The Software includes two series: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. Each Lesson in the series includes videos, interactive media and practice tests.
Picture of Software IconMicroEcon 9th Edition This interactive multimedia CD-ROM offers self-testing, graphing workshops, and CNN video lectures and applications. Software accompanies the Ninth Edition of Economics Principles and Policy.
 Texts
Picture of Textbook CoverEconomics: Principles and Policy The insider's view of policy making and policy action are even more important to a student's understanding of how economic thought affects their personal and business lives
Economics: Principles and Policy (Study Guide) This Study Guide offers suggestions and exercises for one to do before, during, and after reading each chapter in Economics: Principles and Policy.
 Videos
Picture of Video CoverGDP and the Multiplier Effect



In the first of two programs on fiscal policy, we take a behind-the-scenes look at the aggregate demand curve. Key concepts include how the equilibrium level of GDP is determined and how the multiplier process works.
Time: (27:00)
Unemployment, Inflation, and national Output (New) This program begins to look at how cycles in an economy develop by explaining how unemployment, inflation, and gross domestic product are measured. the program also introduces aggregate supply and demand, and uses these concepts to spell out why business cycles occur. Time: (27:00)
Income Distribution and the Tax System (New) This program looks at why a decentralized market economy produces a wide range of income levels. The program also examines ways in which incomes can be redistributed, and studies the effects of welfare and income tax programs. Time: (27:00)
Picture of Video CoverFiscal Policy and the Deficit This Program assess the effectiveness of fiscal policy. The program explains the channels through which fiscal policy can work, demonstrates how government policy can alter net exports, and describes how a well-designed fiscal policy operates.
Time: (27:00)
Picture of Video CoverSupply and Demand This program explains how economists use elasticity to measure how demand responds to price. The program also discusses factors that cause shifts in supply and demand and how ‘the invisible hand’ works in free markets and what happens when price controls are imposed.
Time: (27:00)

 

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