Economics

Economics : Course Companion : IB Diploma Programme

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This course book has been specifically designed to support the student through the IB Diploma Programme in Economics. It supports the course content and provides students with materials and activities as well as advice and guidance for the portfolio of four commentaries. In addition it provides activities integrated with study and learning approaches, TOK, and the IB learner profile. Examples, features, and case studies drawn from around the world will encourage students to develop an international perspective.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 218 x 275 x 25mm | 991g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0199151245
  • 9780199151240
  • 267,914

Table of contents

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS; 1. What is economics?; 2. Rationing systems; SECTION 2: MICROECONOMICS; 3. Demand and supply; 4. The interaction of, and application of, demand and supply; 5. Elasticities; 6. Indirect taxes, subsidies, and elasticity; 7. Costs, revenues, and profit; 8. Perfect competition; 9. Monopoly; 10. Monopolistic competition; 11. Oligopoly; 12. Price discrimination and contestable markets; 13. Market failure; SECTION 3: MACROECONOMICS; 14. Measuring national income; 15. Measuring economic development; 16. Aggregate demand; 17. Aggregate supply; 18. Macroeconomic equilibrium; 19. Inflation and deflation; 20. Unemployment; 21. The inflation-unemployment trade-off debate; 22. Distribution of income; SECTION 4: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS; 23. Why do countries trade?; 24. Free trade and protectionism; 25. Economic integration; 26. Exchange rates; 27. Balance of terms; 28. Terms of trade; SECTION 5: DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS; 29. Characteristics of developing countries; 30. Sources and consequences of economic growth and economic development; 31. Barriers to economic growth and development; 32. Growth and development strategies; 33. Aid and indebtedness; 34: ASSESSMENT ADVICE AND SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES; INDEX
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