Assessment Materials in Principles of Microeconomics
This AP program is a college-level one-semester course and exam for US high school students in microeconomics. This page links to PDF files of free-response exams for each year from 2001 onwards, scoring guidelines are available from 2004 onwards.
A free online, introductory-level course that can be read online or downloaded in a variety of formats. It explores the many relations between coffee and money, considering international relations, debt, and the effect of prices on coffee farmers. It covers three hours of study time and includes five short videos, for which transcripts are included.
An open online textbook, divided into 38 chapters, drawn from various open educational sources including MIT Open CourseWare and Wikipedia, and curated by "subject matter experts, like professors, PhDs and Master’s students." One section deals with controversies in economics (with a US focus), such as "should the Government maintain a balanced budget?" Development of the textbook stopped in 2017 and the book was archived in this version.
An introduction to microeconomics in the form of 114 cartoon-style video lessons, averaging 8 minutes long, divided into ten chapters. Watching the videos, reading the full text transcripts, or taking the self-test multi-choice quizzes, requires registration on the site. The authors are named in each section.
A playlist of 79 short videos, totalling around 12 hours, from an open online course for beginners. These videos first went online in 2015 and mostly combine slides with in-camera presentation, although a few make use of sophisticated animation. On the MRUniversity site for the course, the videos come with download options, self-test questions and a discussion facility.
A complete online course, adapted from a course delivered on-campus at MIT in the Spring of 2011. It includes a set of lecture videos, assigned readings, problem sets with the solutions explained in videos, and an exam. The course assumes a high-school knowledge of calculus and covers the principles of consumer behaviour, firm behaviour, market structure and policy relevance.
This archive uses presents feedback on multi-choice questions on 40 different topics, with varying numbers of questions in each. Many of the questions involve clickable images, with students using mouse clicks to indicate equilibria. Topics include: markets, firms, wages, national income, money, unemployment and inflation, government, and international. The official site is no longer running, so this link is to Archive.org's copy.
Tests for Intro to Micro for 1st year students.
This multiple choice test demonstrates the tests offered on EconWeb, access to which requires a paid subscription. The 17 question test allows the student to see the answer and/or a detailed explanation and covers the topic of production costs.
This course website includes exams (with solutions) and lecture notes, both in .pdf format. It supports a course on Economic Theory 101 as taught by Stefano DellaVigna of University of California, Berkeley, in 2004.
This sample quiz has 12 questions from the Microeconomics section of a distance-learning course originally delivered by CD-ROM. The questions are varied in the tasks they require and make full use of the interactive format. The quiz requires the Java plug-in.
This is the Internet Archive's copy of a course web page which has been moved to an intranet. The PDF links lower down the page do not work, but towards the top of the page there are twelve quizzes including essay and short-answer questions.
This is an open online course, including text, interactive graphs, assignments and discussion topics, video clips, and interactive questions, based on the OpenStax Principles of Economics textbook and refined after testing in some US universities and community colleges in 2017. It uses media from around the web, including some economics educators' YouTube channels. There are dedicated pages for lecturer Powerpoints and for problem sets.