Welcome to Ms. Napp's Economics Page!“Economics may never strike you as particularly interesting until that moment you wake up at 4 A.M. asking yourself this big question: Hey, Where Has All My Money Gone?” David J. Fike and Gregg StebbenOf course, once you study economics, you will not only know where your money went but why you spent it there, and whether or not your purchases benefited you more than they actually cost you. Economics is possibly the most practical course you will ever take. It will explain the laws of the marketplace, the government’s role in the economy, make you a more informed consumer, and help you better understand the nightly news. Simply put, Economics is useful.
Objectives: Economics is an introductory survey course that presents the basic theories and concepts of economic thought. Conforming to the New York State Curriculum in Economics, students will learn how the market functions, laws governing the behaviors of consumers and suppliers in the marketplace, economic history and thought, fiscal policy, monetary policy, personal finance, and much, much more.