Program Topics and Content

Content area covered during the four days include:

  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Economic Institutions, Economic Systems and Standards of Living
  • Trade Offs and Opportunity Cost
  • Demand, Supply and The Market: The Fundamentals
  • Demand and Supply: Price Ceilings and Floors, Elasticity, Derived Demand
  • The Public and Private Sectors
  • Measuring Economic Activity and Prioritization of Economic Goals
  • Inflation and Unemployment
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve System
  • Market Structures and Competition
  • International Trade and Exchange Rate Determination