Introductory AP Microeconomics

An overview of introductory microeconomics. Learn the key principles of economics and how to apply them to the real world - and the AP® exam!

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  • Course Type AP
  • Subject Business and Management
  • Level Introductory
  • Length 12 Weeks
  • Effort 3-4 Hours/Week
  • Institution MITx

About This Course

Want to learn how individuals and businesses make the decisions that drive our economy – and use those skills to ace the Microeconomics AP® exam? This is the course for you!

This economics course is an introduction to basic microeconomic principles. You will learn how individuals make decisions ranging from what type of goods to buy to how many hours to work, and how firms make decisions ranging from how many workers to hire to what prices to charge. You will study how to evaluate economic outcomes from the perspective of efficiency and fairness, and discuss the proper role of the government in determining these outcomes.

This course will cover all material that is required for the Microeconomics AP® exam. It will cover this material through a mix of intuitive explanations, real-world applications, and graphical and mathematical supplements that explore the content in more depth. By the end of the course, not only will you have an understanding of the most important principles of microeconomics, but you’ll be able to use these principles to better understand the workings of the real world around you!

Instructors

  • Jonathan Gruber

    Ford Professor of Economics
    MIT

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