Level 2 Economics

2ECO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

The course studies a range of economic issues from employment, growth, inflation and trade.

Students develop an awareness of the 'cause and effect', relationships and policies involved in these issues and their impact on various groups in the economy. It will enable them to understand the issues that impact on the New Zealand economy and the influence they have on the individual and their families.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Communicating economic ideas and opinions through critical thinking.
  • How unemployment affects us all as a society.

  • Using economic models.
  • Why the Government can’t just print more money.
  • Interpreting information and drawing conclusions.
  • How the Government tries to influence the economy.
  • Research primary and secondary sources.
  • Is economic growth really that important?



Year Levels/Departments:

Business, Money and the Economy, Seniors



Resources Required

1 Folder
1 A4 Lined Refill Pad
Workbooks - (Optional) Students have the opportunity to purchase NCEA workbooks from Officemax and an online elearn economics subscription at a total cost of $30.00.