Rancho Del Mar High School A WASC Accredited Model Continuation High School

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Course Description

Economics involves the study of microeconomics and macroeconomics to help students become responsible citizens and effective decision makers. The class provides an understanding of basic economic principles, including the law of supply and demand, scarcity, the role of the market place, competition, and consumer choice. In addition, the course deals with macroeconomic topics of inflation and unemployment, measures of national wealth, the economic role of the government, and international trade and finance. The course also includes personal economic decision-making: investments, budget process, job choice, and consumer information.