AP Macroeconomics: Example Textbook List
The list below represents examples of textbooks that meet the curricular requirements of AP Macroeconomics. The list below is not exhaustive and the texts listed should not be regarded as endorsed, authorized, recommended, or approved by the College Board. Not using a book from this list does not mean that a course will not receive authorization. Syllabi submitted as part of the AP Course Audit process will be evaluated holistically, with textbooks considered along with supplementary, supporting resources to confirm that the course as a whole provides students with the content delineated in the curricular requirements of the AP Course Audit.
The specified editions of the following textbooks meet the AP Macroeconomics Course Audit curricular requirements. Earlier editions of these texts or other textbooks not listed here may meet the AP Course Audit curricular requirements if supplemented with appropriate college-level instructional resources. For discussions regarding the usefulness of these texts and other teaching materials in the AP Macroeconomics classroom, please consult the Teachers' Resources section of AP Central.
Index of Textbooks
Arnold, Roger A. Macroeconomics, 10th edition. Southwestern, 2011.
Ayers, Ronald, and Robert Collinge. Macroeconomics: Explore and Apply Enhanced Edition. Pearson, 2005.
Bade, Robin, Michael Parkin. Foundations of Economics, 5th edition, Pearson, 2011.
Baumol, William J., and Alan S. Blinder. Macroeconomics: Principles and Policy. 11th ed. Southwestern, 2009.
Boyes, William, and Michael Melvin. Macroeconomics. 9th ed. Southwestern, 2011.
Case, Karl, and Ray Fair and Sharon Oster. Principles of Macroeconomics. Prentice Hall.
Colander, David C. Macroeconomics. 8th ed. McGraw Hill.
Cowan, Tyler, and Alex Tabarrak. Modern Principles: Macroeconomics. 1st ed. Worth.
Frank, Robert H., and Ben Bernanke. Principles of Macroeconomics. 4th ed. McGraw Hill.
Gottheil, Fred M. Principles of Macroeconomics. 6th ed. Southwestern.
Gwartney, James D., et al. Macroeconomics: Private and Public Choice. 13th ed. Southwestern.
Hall, Robert E., and Marc Lieberman. Macroeconomics: Principles and Applications. 5th ed. Southwestern.
Hubbard, R. Glenn, and Anthony Patrick O'Brien. Macroeconomics. 3rd. Ed. Prentice Hall.
Krugman,Paul, and Wells. Macroeconomics for AP*. AP ed. Worth.
Lipsey, Richard G., and Christopher T. S. Ragan, and Paul Storer. Macroeconomics. 13th ed. Prentice Hall.
Mankiw, N. Gregory. Principles of Macroeconomics. 5th ed. Southwestern.
McConnell, Campbell R., and Stanley L. Brue and Sean Masaki Flynn. Macroeconomics. 18th ed. McGraw Hill.
McEachern, William A. Macroeconomics - A Contemporary Introduction. 9th ed. Southwestern.
Miller, Roger LeRoy. Economics Today: The Macro View. 15th ed. Prentice Hall.
O'Sullivan, Arthur, and Steven Sheffrin and Stephen Perez. Macroeconomics: Principle Applications. 6th ed. Prentice Hall.
Parkin, Michael. Macroeconomics. 9th ed. Prentice Hall.
Rittenberg, Libby, and Timothy Tregarthen. Principles of Macroeconomics. Flat World Knowledge.
Samuelson, Paul A., and William B. Nordhaus. Macroeconomics. 19th ed. McGraw Hill.
Schiller, Bradley R. The Macro Economy Today. 12th ed. McGraw Hill.
Sexton, Robert L. Exploring Macroeconomics. 5th ed. Southwestern.
Slavin, Stephen L. Macroeconomics + Economy. 9th ed. McGraw Hill.
Stone, Gerald. CoreMacroeconomics w/Course Tutor. 1st ed. Worth.
Taylor, John, and Akila Weerapana. Principles of Macroeconomics: Global Financial Crisis Edition. 6th ed. Southwestern.
Tucker, Irvin B. Macroeconomics for Today. 7th ed. Southwestern, 2011.