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The assignments in this course are openly licensed, and are available as-is, or can be modified to suit your students’ needs. Answer keys are available to faculty who adopt Waymaker, OHM, or Candela courses with paid support from Lumen Learning. This approach helps us protect the academic integrity of these materials by ensuring they are shared only with authorized and institution-affiliated faculty and staff.

The assignments and discussion for this course align with the content and learning outcomes in each module. They will automatically be loaded into the assignment tool within your LMS. They can easily used as is, modified, or removed. You can preview them below.

Note that the Data Project Assignment is split into two parts and spans both module 6 and module 7. The Module 16 assignment presents two options, one that emphasizes topics from macroeconomics, and the other that emphasizes concepts from microeconomics.

Module Assignment Discussion
1 Economic Thinking
2 Choice in a World of Scarcity
3 Supply and Demand
4 Applications of Supply and Demand
5 Elasticity
6 Macroeconomic Measures: GDP and Economic Growth

7 Macroeconomic Measures: Unemployment and Inflation

8 The Aggregate Demand-Aggregate Supply Model

9 Keynesian and Neoclassical Economics

10 The Income-Expenditure Model
11 Fiscal Policy

12 Money and Banking


13 Monetary Policy

14 Policy Applications
15 Globalization and Trade

16 Exchange Rates and International Finance




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