AS Level Economics UNIT 2 Scheme of Work and Resources

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What is Economics & Macro-Economics?

 

Macro-economic indicators

         Real GDP

         Per capita GDP

         Economic Growth

         CPI and RPI

         Unemployment

         Balance of Payments Current Account

         Exchange rates

 

The Circular Flow of Income

 

Economic Growth

         SR & LR

         The Economic Cycle

         Positive and Negative Output Gaps

 

Aggregate Demand C+I+G+(X-M)

 

Aggregate Supply SR & LR

 

Inflation causes and consequences

 

 

 

Unemployment causes and types

 

 

 

Fiscal Policy

         Government Taxation

         Government Spending

         Government Borrowing

 

 

PROGRESS ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On this page is a collection of articles, videos and other resources to help you with your studies. Use your class notes, your textbook and these resources to help you.

 

More at www.economicsrevealed.co.uk

 

 

What is GDP?

 

UK Weak GDP

 

UK GDP and growth

 

GDP and the Economic Cycle

 

GDP & Economic Cycle Questions

 

GDP economy tracker

 

Recession

 

London crossrail

 

UK Infrastructure

 

Growth in Wales

 

Aggregate Demand and Supply

 

UK inflation

 

Inflation explained

 

Inflation economy tracker

 

Economy tracker - jobs

 

Jobs and GDP

 

Unemployment - Scotland

 

UK unemployment figures

 

Unemployment and immigration

 

Youth unemployment

 

Unemployment in Wales

 

Budget 2013 Video

 

What is the National Debt?

 

UK debt and deficit

 

Keynesian stimulus

 

Recession

 

UK spending cuts

 

Make your own cuts

 

Osborne on spending

 

UK debt

 

Fiscal Policy Questions

 

 

UK growth

 

Indian growth

 

Africa and technology

 

Rwanda hi-tech future

 

UK short-termism

 

Interesting country comparisons

 

India inflation

 

Singapore inflation

 

Unemployment videos

 

Protect UK jobs

 

Spain and unemployment

 

Youth unemployment

 

EU youth unemployment

 

Singapore immigration

 

Unemployment in Saudi Arabia

 

John Major on the deficit

 

60 seconds Paradox of Thrift

 

Austerity and growth

 

Spanish borrowing

 

Greek bailout

 

India and tax

 

France 75% tax

 

Income tax in France

 

Top tax in the USA

 

US Fiscal policy

 

US debt

 

 

 

 

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Monetary Policy

         Bank of England

         Interest Rates

         Problems

 

 

Supply-Side Policies

         Short-run and Long-run

         Importance of Investment

 

Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates

 

 

 

Government Economic Objectives

 

 

 

Policy Conflicts

 

 

 

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On this page is a collection of articles, videos and other resources to help you with your studies. Use your class notes, your textbook and these resources to help you.

 

More at www.economicsrevealed.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy tracker interest rates

 

Interest rates held

 

Interest rates rising

 

Interest rate debate you decide

 

Inflation and Monetary Policy

 

Weak investment in the UK

 

Investment and the multiplier

 

Supply-side policies

 

UK Investment

 

Exchange rates and interest rates

 

UK trade deficit

 

Pound-Euro in Ireland

 

Exchange rates

 

Benefits of weak pound

 

Interest rates and exchange rates

 

UK trade deficit

 

House prices and the economy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New BofE targets

 

ECB and interest rates

 

Monetary Policy - Thailand

 

Monetary Policy - India

 

Monetary Policy & growth in Japan

 

Investment

 

Currency Wars

 

Greek debt crisis

 

 

 

 

Each of the above areas is clearly covered in the set text (Economics Anderton) it is also crucial that students refer to other sources including broadsheet newspapers, The Economist, Economic Review, bbc.co.uk/news (business, economy) and TV news relating to economic issues.

 

 

 

 

 

NLA September 2013