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

Anderson, David, and Margaret Ray. Krugman's Economics for AP. 1st. ed. Worth Publishers, 2011

Arnold, Roger A. Economics. 11th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2014.

Bade, Robin, and Michael Parkin. Foundations of Economics, AP Edition. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2011.

Baumol, William J., and Alan S. Blinder. Economics: Principles and Policy. 12th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012.

Boyes, William, and Michael Melvin. Economics. 9th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning 2013.

Case, Karl G., Ray C. Fair, and Sharon Oster. Principles of Economics. 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2014.

Chiang, Eric. CoreEconomics. 3rd ed. New York: Worth Publishers, 2014.

Colander, David C. Economics. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Cowen, Tyler, and Alex Tabarrok, Modern Principles: Economics. 2nd ed. New York: Worth Publishers, 2012.

Frank, Robert H., and Ben Bernanke. Principles of Economics. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Gottheil, Fred M. Principles of Economics. 7th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2014.

Gwartney, James D., et al. Economics: Private and Public Choice. 15th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2015.

Hall, Robert E., and Marc Lieberman. Economics: Principles and Applications. 6th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2013.

Hubbard, R. Glenn, and Anthony Patrick O'Brien. Economics. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2015.

Krugman, Paul, and Robin Wells. Economics. 3rd ed. New York: Worth Publishers, 2012.

Lipsey, Richard G., Christopher T. S. Ragan, and Paul Storer. Economics. 13th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2008.

Mankiw, N. Gregory. Principles of Economics. 7th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2015. .

McConnell, Campbell R., Stanley L. Brue, and Sean Masaki Flynn. Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies. 20th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015.

McEachern, William A. Economics: A Contemporary Introduction. 10th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2014 .

Miller, Roger LeRoy. Economics Today. 17th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2014.

O'Sullivan, Arthur, Steven Sheffrin, and Stephen Perez. Economics: Principles, Applications, and Tools. 8th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2014

Parkin, Michael. Economics. 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2014.

Rittenberg, Libby, and Timothy Tregarthen. Principles of Economics. V2.0. Washington, DC: Flat World Knowledge, 2012.

Samuelson, Paul A., and William B. Nordhaus. Economics. 19th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010.

Schiller, Bradley R., Cynthia D. Hill, and Sherri L. Wall. The Economy Today. 13th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Sexton, Robert L. Exploring Economics. 6th ed. Mason OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2013.

Slavin, Stephen L. Economics. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014.

Taylor, John, and Akila Weerapana. Principles of Economics. 7th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2012.

Tucker, Irvin B. Economics for Today. 8th ed. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2014.

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