CIA4U – Analyzing Current Economic Issues


Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities

Course Description

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.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1The Nature of Economics and the Economy
Unit 2Economics of Demand and Supply
Unit 3Economic Measure of Performance
Unit 4The Role of Government and Canadian Economy
Unit 5Global Economy