This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the decisions that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in response to economic issues such as globalization, trade agreements, economic inequalities, regulation, and public spending. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, as well as economic models and theories, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, economic trade-offs, growth, and sustainability and related economic issues.
This course is suggested for students thinking of going into business studies in post-secondary.
Overall Curriculum Expectations: Refer to the Ministry of Education document entitled The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12: Canadian and World Studies which is available on the Ministry of Education Website (http:///www.edu.gov.on.ca)
Required materials: 3-ring binder, paper, pens, pencils
Suggested materials: calculator
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