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AP Macroeconomics Learning Objectives:
- Learn about scarcity and choice in relation to production possibilities.
- See what comparative advantage and specialization mean.
- Define supply and demand, and examine market equilibrium.
- Analyze ways of measuring the strength of the economy.
- Look at inflation measurement.
- Examine unemployment, and see how inflation plays a role in these numbers.
- Learn about aggregate supply and demand.
- Find out about equilibrium in macroeconomics.
- Explore the meaning of economic growth, and learn ways to influence productivity.
- Investigate the financial markets, and see how banking and money work.
- Get information on the Central Bank and its operations.
- Learn about government spending and revenue by examining fiscal policies.
- See how foreign exchange and the balance of payments operate.
- Understanding inflows, outflows and restrictions and their impact on the economy.
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