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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
Ch. 2 - Introductory Economic Models
Ch. 3 - Supply and Demand
Ch. 4 - Elasticity
Ch. 5 - Consumer and Producer Surplus; Price Ceilings and Price Floors
Ch. 6 - Introduction to Taxes
Ch. 7 - Externalities
Ch. 8 - The Types of Goods
Ch. 9 - International Trade
Ch. 10 - Introducing Economic Concepts
Ch. 11 - Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Ch. 12 - Unemployment and Inflation
Ch. 13 - Productivity and Economic Growth
Ch. 14 - The Financial System
Ch. 15 - Income and Consumption
Ch. 16 - Deriving the Aggregate Expenditures Model
Ch. 17 - Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Analysis
Ch. 18 - The Monetary System
Ch. 19 - Monetary Policy
Ch. 20 - Fiscal Policy
Ch. 21 - Revisiting Inflation, Unemployment, and Policy
Ch. 22 - Balance of Payments
Ch. 23 - Exchange Rates
Ch. 24 - Macroeconomic Schools of Thought
Ch. 25 - Dynamic AD/AS Model
Ch. 26 - Special Topics

Concept #1: Future Value Calculations

Practice: You invest $4,545 in Clutch Bank today earning a juicy 10% annual interest. What is the value of your investment in one year? What is the value of the investment after two years?

Practice: Using a little bit of algebra, we can rearrange the time value of money formula: FV = PV x (1 + r)n

The formula FV = PV x (1 + r)n is best used for: 

Practice: You are saving up $12,000 for a luxurious European vacation two years from now. How much money would you need to invest today at Clutch Bank, earning their juicy 10% annual interest, to have enough for your vacation?

Practice: You are saving up $12,000 for a luxurious European vacation two years from now. How much money would you need to invest today at Clutch Bank, earning their juicy 10% annual interest, to have enough for your vacation? How much would you need to invest today, if instead you could only earn 6% interest?