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A2 Micro - What you need to know about the Treasury's tax statement

A2 Micro - What you need to know about the Treasury's tax statement | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
The Treasury says that statements telling taxpayers what their money is being spent on is an act of transparency. But are the letters really that clear?

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British Gas forced to tell its customers Sainsbury's Energy is cheaper - Telegraph

British Gas forced to tell its customers Sainsbury's Energy is cheaper - Telegraph | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Energy suppliers will have to admit to their customers that they are offering better deals through partner brands
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Unit 3 Micro: Some Key Diagrams for Business Economics

Unit 3 Micro: Some Key Diagrams for Business Economics | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Here is a selection of key diagrams for the Unit 3 business economics course.

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20 pages of diagrams designed to help your revision

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Notes: Perfect Competition - Economics of Competitive Markets

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Perfect Competition - Economics of Competitive Markets

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Collusion, oligopoly and price fixing: Stores 'fixed sports bra prices'

Collusion, oligopoly and price fixing: Stores 'fixed sports bra prices' | AQA Economics | Scoop.it

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) accuses three major department stores of colluding with a manufacturer to fix the price of sports bras.


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A2 Micro - Labour Market: Labour Market Statistics, July 2013


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ONS data on Labour Market statistics from July 2013.

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AS Macro - Fiscal policy and deficit problems; quantitative easing (video)

How governments are struggling with the fiscal policy dilemma of depressed economies andhigh public debt plus an introduction to quantitative easing

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Aggregate supply and demand flashcards | Quizlet

Aggregate supply and demand flashcards | Quizlet | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Vocabulary words for F582 economics . Includes studying games and tools such as flashcards.

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There are some different activities that you can do on this site to help you learn the key terms - you can also download the flash cards and print them off.  More to follow....

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Going Underground

Going Underground | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
The joy of commuting THE world’s first underground train, on the world’s first metro system, travelled the three-and-a-half miles from Paddington to Farringdon...
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A2 Micro - Reforms needed in labour markets | New Europe

A2 Micro - Reforms needed in labour markets | New Europe | AQA Economics | Scoop.it

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Unit 2 Macro: Pinterest Board on Aggregate Demand and Supply

Unit 2 Macro: Pinterest Board on Aggregate Demand and Supply | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Economics Revision Workshops for AS & A2 Economics with tutor2u. tutor2u Economics Teacher Email Newsletter. Join over 10,000 Economics teachers who receive our regular Economics Teacher Resource Newsletter: ...
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'Why Poverty?' - BBC series starting today

Economics Revision Workshops for AS & A2 Economics with tutor2u. tutor2u Economics Teacher Email Newsletter. Join over 10,000 Economics teachers who receive our regular Economics Teacher Resource Newsletter: ...
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Unit 3 Micro: Should Tesco be broken up?

Unit 3 Micro: Should Tesco be broken up? | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
... revision classes: Economics: AS Micro 290-66327 AS Macro 290-66328 A2 Micro 290-66329 A2 Macro 290-66330. AQA AS/A2 Business: BUSS1 290-66325 BUSS2 290-66326 BUSS3 290-66323 BUSS4 290-66322 ...
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How Nigeria will become Africa's biggest economy

How Nigeria will become Africa's biggest economy | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Nigeria is to "rebase" its gross domestic product (GDP) which should push it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy. The BBC's Matthew Davies explains how rebasing works.

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'Popplet' mind-map of Econ1

Popplet is the best app for sharing visual ideas.

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Marist Economics's curator insight, December 22, 2013 12:01 PM

Mind map of main sections of Econ1 specification. Ensure you can use diagrams to explain HOW interventions work to correct market failures.

Challenge yourself to recommend which interventions are appropraite for each individual failures- use real examples too!

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This looks like it might be some use in classes. Can we build our own?

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PED and total revenue: National Lottery Ticket Price Doubles To £2

PED and total revenue: National Lottery Ticket Price Doubles To £2 | AQA Economics | Scoop.it

The revamped lottery system sees some winners get bigger prizes - but other payouts are dropping in value.


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Negative externalities: Regulation, Government failure: 'It is time to end the war on drugs', says top UK police chief

Negative externalities: Regulation, Government failure: 'It is time to end the war on drugs', says top UK police chief | AQA Economics | Scoop.it

Mike Barton, Durham's chief constable, says NHS 'could be used to supply addicts' and urges drugs policy revolution


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Why collusion fails: Panasonic in US price-fixing plea

Why collusion fails: Panasonic in US price-fixing plea | AQA Economics | Scoop.it

Panasonic and other companies plead guilty to separate allegations of price-fixing, the US justice department says


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High profile firms price fixing in the US market

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A really good, up to date example of collusion which could be used in your economics exams.

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Unit 2 Macro: The Economist Draws Tax - Tutor2u

Unit 2 Macro: The Economist Draws Tax - Tutor2u | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Here is a great short two minute animation that introduces us to taxation in different countries - courtesy of the cartoonist KAL from the Economist. ... Key AS Micro Terms: Taxes and Subsidies [18 Apr 2011] Timetric: Income ...
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Following the Iron Lady, 1975-90

Following the Iron Lady, 1975-90 | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
In covers: Margaret Thatcher 1975 “She has courage, a quality in short supply in politics everywhere and which she thoroughly deserves to be rewarded for”. 1979...

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, April 9, 2013 12:02 PM

Economist selection of front page covers featuring the late Margaret Thatcher

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Tim Harford — Article — Economics in the office jungle

Tim Harford — Article — Economics in the office jungle | AQA Economics | Scoop.it
Economics in the office jungle

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Debbie Gordon's curator insight, February 7, 2013 10:13 AM

When is a tantrum actually a signal??

 

In economics - it's a theory!


Great clip to watch!

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Demerit Good: Minimum prices or higher excise duty?

On Wednesday, the UK's Coalition Government may propose a minimum pricing policy for alcoholic drinks sold in England and Wales. Will the measure work, or should David Cameron resort to copying the swingeing rises in beer duties considered by...


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The 'nutrition gap' between Britain's rich and poor is vast – and wicked

The 'nutrition gap' between Britain's rich and poor is vast – and wicked | AQA Economics | Scoop.it

Excellent article that can be linked to Ec1 - YeD, merit goods

need to tax and subsidise to encourage better health

 

Macro Ec2 - GDO & Standards of living

 

Ian Jack: The gulf between people's diets is worse today than it was when George Orwell wrote The Road to Wigan Pier in 1936.


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Young drivers - opportunity for analysis and evaluation

Have you, like me, ever been irked by the realisation that A level Economics does not represent the single most important aspect of a young person's life when they are sat in your classroom? I know - it sounds incredible but it ...
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