AP Microeconomics: Example Textbook List

The list below represents examples of textbooks that meet the curricular requirements of AP Microeconomics. 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 Microeconomics AP 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 Microeconomics classroom, please consult the AP Microeconomics Teacher Community.

Please note that the texts on this list have not been reviewed by Learning List for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Anderson, David, and Margaret Ray. Krugman's Economics for AP. Worth Publishers

Arnold, Roger A. Economics. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.

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

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

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

Chiang, Eric. CoreEconomics. New York: Worth Publishers.

Coppock, Lee, and Dirk Mateer. Principles of Microeconomics. New york, NY: W.W. Norton and Co.

Colander, David C. Economics. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Cowen, Tyler, and Alex Tabarrok. Modern Principles: Economics. New York: Worth Publishers.

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

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

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

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

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

Krugman, Paul, and Robin Wells. Economics. New York: Worth Publishers.

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

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

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

Miller, Roger LeRoy. Economics Today. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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

Parkin, Michael. Economics. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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

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

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

Sexton, Robert L. Exploring Economics. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.

Slavin, Stephen L. Economics. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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

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

OpenStax, ed. Principles of Economics. N.p.: Rice U, 2014.

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