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Using Economics at About.com Effectively

While Economics at About.com is meant mainly as a general purpose tool, it can also be very helpful for students who are enrolled in introductory (or more advanced, in some cases) economics courses either at the college or high school level. For those people just wanting to learn about economics online, it makes perfect sense to simply go through the site tabs in order (also linked below) or browse for a topic of interest, but students likely want to follow their courses and/or assigned textbooks. A road map that corresponds to popular textbooks and topics is provided below as well.

Microeconomics 101
This section contains articles that cover typical Microeconomics 101 material as well as some other content that relates to current events and more advanced topics.

Macroeconomics 101
This section contains articles that cover typical Macroeconomics 101 material as well as some other content that relates to current events and more advanced topics.

Other Topics
This section contains articles that are outside of a typical Economics 101 curriculum but are still relevant to learning economics either at the introductory or more advanced level.

Articles by Topic and Textbook Chapter
This link provides both article and video content organized by topic and textbook chapter for selected textbooks.

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