AP Macroeconomics Crash Course [NOOK Book]

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AP Macroeconomics Crash Course - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement Score in Less Time

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject. AP Macroeconomics Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know
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AP Macroeconomics Crash Course

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Overview

AP Macroeconomics Crash Course - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement Score in Less Time

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject. AP Macroeconomics Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know
Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP Macroeconomics course description outline and actual AP test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format covers basic economic concepts, economic performance, inflation, price determination, unemployment, economic growth, and more. The author includes must-know key formulas and definitions all AP students should know before test day.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
An AP Macroeconomics teacher shares detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and free-response questions you’ll encounter on test day. By following our expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score.

Take REA’s Online Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go online and test what you’ve learned. Our practice exam features timed testing, diagnostic feedback, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP exam, so you know you’re studying the smart way.

Whether you’re cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exam – this is one study guide every AP Macroeconomics student must have.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738669656
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 429,973
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Jason Welker teaches economics to nearly 100 students from 40 countries each year. Jason writes a blog for Economics students around the world which can be read at www.welkerswikinomics.com. He has also led workshops on technology in the Economics classroom at AP® Summer Institutes and at the National Center for Economics Education conference in Washington, D.C.

He has recently completed a textbook for the IB Economics curriculum, and is constantly developing and making available many other resources for Econ students through his website. His latest venture, Macroeconomics Crash Course, provides students with a powerful resource for use in preparation for their AP® exams.

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

REA’s AP Macroeconomics Crash Course is the first book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on the course. The Crash Course is based on a careful analysis of the AP Macroeconomics Course Description outline and actual AP test questions released by the College Board.

Written by an AP teacher, our easy-to-read format gives students a crash course in Macroeconomics. This review will prepare you for test day by focusing on important topics frequently seen on the AP Macroeconomics exam.

Unlike other test preps, REA’s AP Macroeconomics Crash Course gives you a review specifically focused on what you really need to study in order to ace the exam. The introduction discusses the keys for success and includes a list of terms all AP Macroeconomics students must
know.

The targeted review chapters are grouped by topics, offering you a concise way to learn all the important ideas, facts, and terms before exam day. The author gives you expert test-taking strategies to conquer the multiple-choice and free-response questions on the exam. No matter how or when you prepare for the AP exam, REA’s AP Macroeconomics Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can boost your score!

To check your test readiness for the AP Macroeconomics exam, either before or after studying this Crash Course, take our online practice exam. To access your free practice exam, visit www.rea.com/crashcourse and follow the on-screen instructions. This true-to-format test features
automatic scoring of the multiple-choice questions and detailed explanations of all answers. Our diagnostic analysis will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you’ll be ready on exam day!

Good luck on your AP Macroeconomics exam!

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Table of Contents


About This Book
About Our Author
Acknowledgments

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: Keys for Success on the AP Macroeconomics Exam
Chapter 2: Key Formulas and Definitions for AP Macroeconomics

Basic Economic Concepts
Chapter 3: Basic Economic Concepts
Chapter 4: Supply, Demand, and Equilibrium in Product Markets

Measurement of Economic Performance
Chapter 5: National Income Accounts
Chapter 6: Inflation Measurement and Adjustment
Chapter 7: UnemploymentPART

National Income and Price Determination
Chapter 8: Aggregate Demand
Chapter 9: Aggregate Supply
Chapter 10: Macroeconomic Equilibrium in the AD/AS Model

Financial Sector
Chapter 11: Money, Banking, and Financial Markets
Chapter 12: Central Bank and Control of the Money Supply

Macroeconomic Policies, Inflation, and Unemployment
Chapter 13: Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Chapter 14: Inflation and Unemployment

Economic Growth and Productivity
Chapter 15: Sources of Economic Growth and Productivity

Open Economy: International Trade and Finance
Chapter 16: Balance of Payments Accounts
Chapter 17: Foreign Exchange Market

Test-Taking Strategies
Chapter 18: Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 19: Strategies for the Free-Response Questions
Economics Glossary

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