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Shares recover despite fears of rate rises.

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A Level economics

2018 Edition available now.

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How markets work

How do markets form? How do markets allocate scarce resources to satisfy consumer's wants and needs?  When do markets fail? How do producers manipulate consumers by influencing the decision making process?

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Business and labour economics

Why do businesses start? What is the role of the entrepreneur? How do competitive markets operate? What factors limit competition? How do transnational companies avoid taxes? How do businesses maximise profits? Are profits the only objective of businesses? Should business be regulated? What determines wages? Why are some workers paid much more than others?

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The national economy

How is an economy structured? How is wealth and income generated? How does income circulate around an economy? Why do economies grow? What problems do economies face, and what policies are used resolve them?

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The global economy

How does the global trading system work? What factors have promoted globalisation? What are the costs and benefits of free trade? How do economies develop? What factors limit their development? Is globalisation a force for good? Why are some countries more competitive than others? Why do countries get into debt? What happens when China stops growing?

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  1. Brexit update
  2. Costs and benefits of customs unions
  3. Price discrimination by natural monopolies
  4. Price fixing by model agencies
  5. Top universities for economics
  6. Price elasticity of demand
  7. The single market
  8. Tax avoidance
  9. Externalities
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Brexit latest

Barnier - tariffs unavoidable if UK leave customs union.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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Brexit update

Article 50

Mrs May's Florence speech.

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


Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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OECD - reducing income inequality will boost growth..more