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"Political Economy or Economics is a study of [humanity] in the ordinary business of life; it examines that part of individual and social action which is most closely connected with the attainment and with the use of the material requisites of wellbeing."

--Alfred Marshall, Principles of Economics (1890)


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (employment, unemployment, CPI)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (gross domestic product and its components)
Federal Reserve Board of Governors (money supply, interest rates, monetary policy, foreign exchange rates)
FRED Economic Data (quick online access to time-series data and graphs)

Old Exams

"Amateurs practice till they get it right. Professionals practice till they can't get it wrong."

Exams are in PDF format. Answer keys are in HTML format.

Spring 2022

Fall 2014

Fall 2013

Fall 2012