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Into Africa - QuickTake

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Africa has long been a battleground for world powers. Two giants playing there these days are China, which is spending freely throughout the continent to scoop up resources and tap some of the world’s fastest-growing economies, and the U.S., which is looking to do more business. Both Chinese and U.S. companies expect to profit from their African stakes. The question is whether Africans can win, too.
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Exam Technique: Effective Revision By Spacing Your Long-term Memory | tutor2u Geography

Exam Technique: Effective Revision By Spacing Your Long-term Memory | tutor2u Geography | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
One of the four key elements to succeeding in exams and turning your effort and your intelligence into marks on the board is Effective Revision. Making sure rev
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Six charts summing up the agony and the ecstasy of Britain's recovery - Telegraph

Six charts summing up the agony and the ecstasy of Britain's recovery  - Telegraph | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
2014 was the best year of growth for the UK since 2007. But is it really job done for George Osborne?
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Questioning the UK’s Economic Recovery - Exam Style

Questioning the UK’s Economic Recovery - Exam Style | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
A lot has been made of the recent set of growth figures recently published of the UK economy. Despite the seemingly positive 0.5% quarterly growth and 2.6% annual growth, the overall impression is of disappointment and despondence. I am part of this crowd, a believer that the UK economy is.
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Brief Guide to the EU Common Agricultural Policy - YouTube

Designed for AS Economics, this video provides and excellent introduction to the basics of the CAP, its origins, its reforms over the last few years, and als...
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Multiplier maths

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THERE used to be a popular quip that the IMF’s acronym stood for “It’s Mostly Fiscal”, because, whatever the problem, the fund’s economists would advocate...
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A2 Macro Pre-Release: UK reliance upon EU jpg

A2 Macro Pre-Release: UK reliance upon EU jpg | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it

Jpg of UK reliance on EU for trade


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Unit 4 Macro: Rebalancing the Economy

Unit 4 Macro: Rebalancing the Economy | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Economic re-balancing describes changing the balance of demand, output and jobs in different parts of the economy. .
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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Must read report from Deutsche Bank on SSA


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Ukraine hopes for aid soon, PM says will meet IMF reform conditions

Ukraine hopes for aid soon, PM says will meet IMF reform conditions | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Ukraine’s newly minted central bank head and prime minister have said they hope to receive international financial aid soon and right now they have enough foreign currency reserves to cover…
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Brompton bikes: why the folding bicycles are made in Britain - Telegraph

Brompton bikes: why the folding bicycles are made in Britain - Telegraph | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The Managing Director of Brompton bicycles, Will Butler-Adams, explains the pros and cons of manufacturing in Britain versus in China or Taiwan.
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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 4: Intra Industry Trade - MUST WATCH

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 4: Intra Industry Trade - MUST WATCH | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Explanation of the Intra-industry trade data used in extract 4 of F585 Stimulus material 2015.

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Very useful video for f585 students!

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absolute and comparative advantage - YouTube

absolute and comparative advantage defined and explained with the use of examples
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OEC: United Kingdom (GBR) Profile of Exports, Imports and Trade Partners

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What does the fall in the euro mean for you and your summer holidays?

What does the fall in the euro mean for you and your summer holidays? | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Syriza’s success in Greece has pushed the euro down, but it’s still nowhere near as weak as it was a decade ago
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EU trade agreements threaten to crush Kenya’s blooming flower trade

EU trade agreements threaten to crush Kenya’s blooming flower trade | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Kenya is one of the world’s largest exporters of cut stems, so how is the east African country faring in the face of Europe’s tough trade policies?
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How speculators gain profit from currency speculation | Economics Help

How speculators gain profit from currency speculation | Economics Help | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
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Mining spurs Sierra Leone to 20 pct GDP growth in 2013 - IMF - Reuters

Mining spurs Sierra Leone to 20 pct GDP growth in 2013 - IMF
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By Umaru Fofana.

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Unit 4 Macro: Focus on Rwanda

Unit 4 Macro: Focus on Rwanda | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The Rwandan economy comes under special focus in 2014 because it is twenty years since the genocide. This blog provides some summary growth and development data and links on Rwanda, a country that is attracting increasing interest from students and teachers as part of their development economics course..
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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Are natural resources a blessing or a curse for developing countries?

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Are natural resources a blessing or a curse for developing countries? | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The notion of the resource curse goes back to the 18th century, but the realities are more complex than the term might suggest, writes Mark Tran

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Dani Rodrik shows why Sub-Saharan Africa's impressive economic performance is not sustainable. - Project Syndicate

Dani Rodrik shows why Sub-Saharan Africa's impressive economic performance is not sustainable. - Project Syndicate | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Long viewed as an economic basket case, Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing its best growth performance since the immediate post-independence years. But the underlying weakness of these economies’ structural transformation implies that current growth rates cannot be sustained.
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A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 3 & 4: Lessons of the lat

A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 3 & 4: Lessons of the lat | F585 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
LATVIA is a financial minnow. Its economy—about the size of North Dakota's—accounts for little more than 0.1% of the output of the European Union. But the...

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