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Y12 Econ: Aggregate demand? Diagram? Inflation? Price level? #macro Clegg Calls For New Tax Cut To Help Millions

Y12 Econ: Aggregate demand? Diagram? Inflation? Price level? #macro Clegg Calls For New Tax Cut To Help Millions | F585 | Scoop.it

Y12 Econ: Aggregate demand? Diagram? Inflation? Price level? #macro The Deputy PM wants the coalition to raise the income tax threshold for a fifth time to put cash back in the pockets of workers.


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A2 Macro - Pre-Release Material Extract 2: UK productivity gap with G7 largest since 1994 - Telegraph

A2 Macro - Pre-Release Material Extract 2: UK productivity gap with G7 largest since 1994 - Telegraph | F585 | Scoop.it
Britain's productivity gap with the world's most developed nations has reached its widest level since 1994, official data show.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 2: Estonia's transition from central economy to a free market economy


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Quantitative easing explained

Quantitative easing explained | F585 | Scoop.it
QE is a means of creating electronic money to buy in a government's own bonds from the market

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Phil Hensman's curator insight, February 24, 2014 3:54 AM

QE explained

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Useful to take your monetary policy knowledge further.

Tom Pell's curator insight, October 28, 2015 7:15 AM

QE EXPLAINED 

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OCR F585: Economic Growth and Development in Sub Saharan Africa

OCR F585: Economic Growth and Development in Sub Saharan Africa | F585 | Scoop.it
Here are some links relevant to the June 2014 pre-release case study on economic prospects and challenges for the countries of sub Saharan Africa.The IMF expects seven of the world’s fastest growing countries during the next five years will be in Sub-Saharan Africa – Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania,.

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Ten links on economic growth and development issues in the countries of sub Saharan Africa

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China’s baby formula fears

China’s baby formula fears | F585 | Scoop.it
An increasing number of Chinese parents are opting for imported baby formula, sparking restrictions on purchases from Hong Kong to Australia and the UK.

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Manufacturing in Africa

Manufacturing in Africa | F585 | Scoop.it
Economics coverage of Africa can be a bit bleak (though perhaps it shouldn't be, with incomes rising rapidly in parts of Africa). There are often bad news stories, particularly in terms of human development indicators. News of economic progress often centres on the exploitation of primary commodities, with all the risks and issues that presents.If you hope.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 2 & 3: Data on UK output gap post recession

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 2 & 3: Data on UK output gap post recession | F585 | Scoop.it
Another reminder: the UK is 15% below where it would have been if productivity had grown at 97-08 trend: pic.twitter.com/H1IKXB2k8x

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 1 & 2: UK debt and deficit: All you need to know

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 1 & 2: UK debt and deficit: All you need to know | F585 | Scoop.it
Even commentators and politicians get confused about debt and deficit levels, but follow the basics to work out for yourself who's right and wrong.

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OCR F585 Stimulus material on Estonian economy - Economics Blog

OCR F585 Stimulus material on Estonian economy - Economics Blog | F585 | Scoop.it

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Supply Side Policy: Tax changes will 'make work pay'

Supply Side Policy: Tax changes will 'make work pay' | F585 | Scoop.it
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander says income tax changes that have come into effect will help make work pay.

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Raising The Tax Threshold is agoodstart example of  a Supply Side Policy. It acts as an incentive to people and should increase the number of people willing to work. The Government are also reducing benefits to "make work pay". However, the article highlights issues with this. Always think about winners and losers.