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UK growth fastest for three years

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UK economic output rose by 0.8% between July and September, official GDP figures show, the fastest growth since 2010.
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UK upturn 'is gathering momentum'

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A British Chambers of Commerce survey says the UK recovery is gaining pace, while a British Retail Consortium report underlines that some sectors remain fragile.
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China's Wanda to buy UK yacht maker

China's Wanda to buy UK yacht maker | AS Macro Economics | Scoop.it
Dalian Wanda Group, a Chinese property developer, says it will spend £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and property in London.
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UK doubles exports to BRICS since crisis - Telegraph | Developments in the UK Economy

UK doubles exports to BRICS since crisis - Telegraph | Developments in the UK Economy | AS Macro Economics | Scoop.it
British companies have more than doubled their exports to the fastest growing emerging nations since before the crisis in a bid to cash in on the rapid expansion in the developing world.Geoff Riley's insight: Much discussion recently about some of...

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Low rates 'fail to deter savers'

Low rates 'fail to deter savers' | AS Macro Economics | Scoop.it
A lack of confidence among consumers has pushed up savings levels in the last year despite the low rates of interest available, banks say.
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India raises interest rate again

India raises interest rate again | AS Macro Economics | Scoop.it
India's new central bank governor raises interest rates for a second consecutive month by a quarter of one percent to 7.75% to try to fight inflation.
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What is quantitative easing?

What is quantitative easing? | AS Macro Economics | Scoop.it
The Bank of England injects more money into the economy via quantitative easing, but what exactly is "QE"?
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OECD raises UK growth forecast

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The OECD sharply increases its growth forecast for the UK economy, while a separate survey indicates rapid growth in the construction sector.
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UK inflation rate rises to 2.7%

UK inflation rate rises to 2.7% | AS Macro Economics | Scoop.it
The rate of consumer price index (CPI) inflation increased to 2.7% in May, up from 2.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.
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AS Economics Work June 2013

 

Smith
Keynes
Friedman
Schumpeter
Malthus
Nash
Fisher
Philips
Pigou
Hayek
Ricardo
Coase
Marshall
Baumol


Research one of the above economists, including:

• The theories/work they have contributed to Economics.
• The relevance of their theory to the A-level course.
• Brief personal history.
• You should prepare a 10 minute presentation and a poster to illustrate your findings.
o Your presentation should be colourful and contain video wherever possible
o Please do not cut and paste large chunks of text
 Create bullet points that you can explain

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AS Macro Fiscal Policy Questions

Context – the size of the deficit

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, April 25, 2013 5:19 PM

Looking at a couple of AS macro fiscal policy questions

Paul Denton's curator insight, April 28, 2013 5:09 AM

Some great revision materials

Marist Economics's curator insight, May 14, 2013 9:08 AM

A very topical issue- and therfore likely focus for essay question #econ2