This subject is provided via NTSDE.

Economics provides students with a framework that enables them to identify and analyse economic issues of the past, present and future. 

Course details

  • Further study Stage 2 Economics (2ECO)

The content for this course may be derived from the following topics:

  • The Economic Problem
  • Economic Systems
  • The Market Economy
  • Government Involvement in the Market Economy
  • The Circular Flow of Income
  • Economic Thinkers
  • Trade in a Global Economy
  • Price Stability
  • Economic Development
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Employment and Unemployment
  • Teacher-developed Topic - e.g. Economics of Agriculture, Stock exchange, Production – large and small businesses.


Assessment at Stage 1 is school based. Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

  • Folio - assignments, tests, essays, oral, group work
  • Skills and Applications Tasks - case studies, simulations, written or oral
  • Issues Study Report.

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