Unit 1 Extras:
The Everything Economics Book - by David Mayer. This is a great primer for the class and should be on your "summer reading list" if you're going to be taking my AP Economics class. It's short, concise and has a great glossary.
Naked Economics - Charles Wheelan (2010)
Unit 2 Extras:
Unit 3 Extras:
The economics of subsidizing sports stadiums
Pick any 6 of these topics. One is due at the end of each 3-week grading period (progress report and report card). Each topic paper must be a minimum of 2-3 pages in length and must be typed. You must cite at least 3 sources within your work. Hand-written pages will not be accepted. You must submit your essay through the website www.turnitin.com.
Late papers will not be accepted.
Price of Crude Oil
Strength of US Dollar and Imports
Henry Ford and the assembly line
Public funding of sports stadiums
Affordable Care Act
Independent Contractors vs W-2 Employees
Ethanol and BioFuel