Ms. Nikki Ruffo 

 

Click on the course name to view course syllabus.

2012-2013 COURSES:

Email Ms. Ruffo

Phone Ext: 2178

EXTRA HELP:

Extra help sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. 


 

Economic Quotes

A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.

- Marty Allen 

I don't think you can spend yourself rich.

- George Humphrey 

An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.

-Alfred A. Knopf

 

Money, the root of all evil...but the cure for all sadness.

-Mike Gill

Money will buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail.

-Richard Friedman


Suggested Readings:

Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dunbar

Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

by Henry Hazlitt

 

Naked Economics

by Charles Wheelan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Background

It is better to be vaguely right than precisely wrong.

- Wildon Carr

I am entering my 13th year as a Teacher of Economics at Algonquin Regional High School.  I also serve as a Co-Advisor for The National Honor Society, The Class of 2015 and The Microfinance Club.

I am a graduate of Boston College's Carroll School of Management where I earned an Undergraduate Degree in Management and Marketing. I also have an MBA from Assumption College.


CLASS NOTES AND HANDOUTS:

 

Reffonomics


Useful Links:

CNN News

www.cnn.com

CNN Money

www.cnnmoney.com

Wallstreet Journal

www.wsj.com

Forbes Magazine

www.forbes.com

The Economist

www.economist.com

US Financial Literacy and Education Commision

www.mymoney.gov

Teen Market Profile


Influential People of Economics

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Adam Smith

 

John Keynes

 

Jack Ruffo

 

Karl Marx

 

Thomas Malthus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements and Assignments

Blog Spot

http://ruffonomics.blogspot.com

AP Economics

  • Unit 1 Test on Tuesday, Sept. 18th.

Honors Economics

  • Unit 1 Test on Wednesday, Sept. 19th

Business Fundamentals

  • Global Business Plan Project- Part 1 - Due Friday, September 21st.  This counts for a test grade! Ten points will be deducted from your overall grade for everyday it is late.

 

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