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WAEC recommended textbooks for Economics 2024

This post is about WAEC Recommended Textbooks for Economics 2024. So I will show you all the recommended text books for WAEC Economics and the importance of preparing with them. I will also give you the link to download WAEC Recommended Textbooks for Economics PDF. 

waec recommended textbooks for economics

The Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by WAEC is the examination that marks the end of secondary education. In other words, it is the final examination that secondary school students write usually towards the end of their SS 3.

The success rate of students taking part in this examination keeps declining with every passing year. There are many reasons responsible for this outcome.

But one of the reasons is that most of the candidates do not prepare well for the examinations. Many just depend on the lesson notes from their classes. Others read just any textbook they can lay their hands on. They fail to realize that it is not all textbooks that provide a complete coverage of the syllabuses of WAEC subjects.

The essence of this post is to enlighten you on WAEC recommended textbooks for Economics.

But I’m also going to drop the following links for you here:

  • NECO recommended text books for Economics examination.
  • Link to WAEC syllabus for Economics.
  • List of subjects offered in senior secondary school.


Economics is one of the most important subjects for Arts and Social Science students. It is one of their core subjects alongside English, Literature, Government and CRS. A credit pass in Economics is very important for any candidate who wants to further their studies in Arts and Social Science courses. So Economics is that important.

In view of the above, every candidate offering Economics wants to get a high grade. But this is only possible through strenuous preparation, making use of WAEC syllabus for Economics, the recommended textbooks and your lesson notes.

Like you already know, my focus on this post is WAEC recommended textbooks for Economics. But as you learn about the textbooks and purchase them, do not neglect your teachers’ lesson notes. They are experienced summary of the key points you would find in your textbooks.

WAEC Recommended Textbooks For Economics 2024

WAEC recommended textbooks for Economics are textbooks that WAEC examiners have taken time to go through and determined that they provide the best coverage, approach and explanations of the topics in Economics syllabus.

This is one of the several reasons why WAEC is a  standard external examination body. They provide their candidates with both syllabuses and recommended textbooks.

The syllabuses state the scope of the subjects and the learning objectives. The recommended textbooks are the ones that cover the syllabuses adequately using the best teaching approach.

WAEC expects every SSCE candidate who desires to ace the examinations to make use of both the syllabuses and recommended texts in their preparation.

Read Also: Full List of Subjects Offered in Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria

Importance of Studying with WAEC Recommended Textbooks for Economics

Every year, when WAEC results are released, a few students are celebrated as the best performers. These students may not necessarily be the smartest or the best students. It might just be that they prepared better with the right textbooks.

So it is very important to study and prepare for your SSCE with WAEC recommended textbooks. Here are some of the reasons:

1. WAEC examiners recommend them because they provide a complete coverage of Economics syllabus in line with the learning objectives.

2. Reading those Economics textbooks will help you to focus on what is important for the exam you are preparing for.

3. They help you to avoid reading unnecessary, extraneous details and ending up poorly prepared.

4. You also save time reading WAEC recommended textbooks for Economics.

5. Finally, reading WAEC recommended textbooks for Economics helps you to prepare both efficiently and effectively.

WAEC Recommended Textbooks for Economics (SSCE)

The table below contains the list of textbooks recommended by WAEC for candidates preparing to write Economics in this year’s SSCE.

Get at least two of these textbooks and commit yourself to reading them. If you do, you are already many many steps ahead of other candidates. With them, you will train yourself to give the examiner answers to their questions just the way they want it.

Here is a table showing the list of WAEC Recommended Textbooks for Economics.

Exam Focus Economics Aderinto, A.A et al Ibadan: University Press Plc.
Countdown to SSCE/JME Economics Fajana, F et al Ibadan: Evans
Round-Up for Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Economics: A Complete Guide. Falodun, A.B. et al Lagos. Longman.
New System Economics: a Senior Secondary Course Udu E and Agu G.A. Ibadan: Africana FIRST Publishers Ltd.
Economics Made Easy Eyiyere, D.O. Benin City, Quality Publishers Ltd.



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Remember that you don’t necessarily have to cheat in order to make an A or B in your Economics. You can make a distinction if you say no to immediate gratifications and work hard towards your exams. Hard work is still a potent key to success.

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