Unit 6

  • AP Economics - Unit 6

    Economic Growth





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    The course should introduce the concept and meaning of long-run economic growth and examine how economic growth occurs. Students should understand the role of productivity in raising real output and the standard of living, and the role of investment in human capital formation and physical capital accumulation, research and development, and technical progress in promoting economic growth. Having learned the determinants of growth, students should examine how public policies influence the long-run economic growth of an economy.