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US-China trade

Tensions raised as tit-for-tat trade dispute escalates. 

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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Aggregate demand

Question 1

Assuming the economy is in an initial equilibrium at X, identify where the new equilibrium will be, if:

Fiscal policy

  1. There is an increase in the money supply through additional quantitative easing.

  2. There is a rise in the base interest rate.

  3. There is a drop in the economy's level of saving.

  4. Imports rise at a greater rate than exports.

  5. Unemployment increases.

Question 2

  1. Why does the AD curve slope downwards?

  2. Carefully explain how a change in interest rates is transmitted to the real economy.

  3. Carefully explain how a fall in the value of a country's currency is transmitted to the real economy.


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Sainsbury's-Asda merger

Sainsbury's and Asda confirm merger plans.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

Bank of England - cuts interest rates to 0.25%..more.

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