This set of macroeconomics course materials prepares students to apply economic thinking and analysis in the context of national economies, monetary and fiscal policy, and variables and indicators of macroeconomic health. Students will learn about the key macroeconomic indicators of GDP, unemployment, and inflation, then how to apply these concepts to analyze economic policy and behavior. Content coverage includes choice and scarcity; supply and demand; elasticity; applications of supply and demand; elasticity; GDP and economic growth; unemployment and inflation; the aggregate demand-aggregate supply model; Keynesian economics and neoclassical economics; the income-expenditure model; fiscal policy; money and banking; monetary policy; policy applications; globalization and trade; exchange rates and international finance.
To provide a rich, engaging learning experience, course materials include not only complete content, but also well-aligned assignments and quizzes, online problem sets, interactive learning activities, and more. Used in ECO 102.
This course provides a strong foundation in microeconomic theory, whether preparing for further study in economics, the social sciences, business, or other disciplines. Designed to help students think like economists, course materials use engaging, real-world examples to explore how individuals and firms make economic choices. Key topics include supply and demand, elasticity, utility, production and costs, and an analysis of types of markets: perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly. Content coverage also includes public goods and externalities, labor markets, income distribution, globalization and trade, and exchange rates and international finance. An orientation module helps students refresh skills around modeling, graphing, and algebra for economic problem-solving.
To provide a rich, engaging learning experience, course materials include not only complete content, but also well-aligned assignments and quizzes, online problem sets, interactive learning activities, and more. Used in ECO 103.
Textbooks include Introduction to Business, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Principles of Finance, Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics and more.OpenStax is part of Rice University and has adapted and updated the best practices of traditional publishing to create and deliver high-quality, peer-reviewed textbooks. Many titles include quizzes, PowerPoint slides, assignments and Blackboard packages and more shared faculty resources in the OER Commons Hubs.
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The LibreTexts Marketing Bookshelf includes Introducing Marketing, three Principles of Marketing texts, Core Principles of International Marketing, Advertising and Promotion in Real Time, The Power of Selling, and eMarketing - The Essential Guide to Marketing in a Digital World (Stokes).
The LibreTexts Management Bookshelf includes Principles of Management, Leading with Cultural Intelligence, Information Systems - A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology, Small Business Management in the 21st Century, Organizational Behavior, Focusing on Organizational Change, Beginning Management of Human Resources and many more titles.
The LibreTexts Finance Bookshelf includes Finance, Banking and Money, Introduction to Investments, Financial Management for Small Businesses - Financial Statements and Present Value Models (Robinson, et al.), Individual Finance, Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals and Introductionto Financial Analysis (Bigel).
The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) OER Initiative (OERI) Discipline Leads provide this curated lists of resources in these subject areas: Introduction to Business, Business Communications, Legal Environment of Business,Business Law, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Management.
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Economics for Life: Real-World Financial Literacy is designed to help soon-to-be college graduates start their "real lives" with a better understanding of how to analyze the financial decisions that they will soon have to make. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, this textbook will help students learn how to make decisions on saving and investing for retirement, buying a car, buying a home, as well as how to safely navigate the use of debit and credit cards.
Personal finance is the financial management which an individual or a family unit performs to budget, save, and spend monetary resources over time, taking into account various financial risks and future life events. LibreCommons hosts texts that are curated by the LibreTexts Development team.