IB Skills and Practice: Economics

IB Skills and Practice: Economics

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Economics Skills and Practice is aimed at the new 2011 Economics Diploma programme and is suitable for Higher and Standard level. Packed full of examples and activities this new series takes the IB student step-by-step through the essential skills development needed to be successful in the course and examination. Special attention is paid to unpacking the language of the subject with plenty of workbook-style exercises to engage students and reinforce the lessons learnt in the course. Detailed guidance on the new mathematical elements of the Higher Level syllabus will provide extra reinforcement and build confidence. New edition available now - ISBN 9780198389996
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 199 x 291 x 14mm | 580g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0199128618
  • 9780199128617
  • 444,352

Table of contents

1. Foundations of Economics ; 2. Microeconomics: competitive markets ; Microeconomics: elasticity ; Microeconomics: government intervention ; Microeconomics: market failure ; Microeconomics: theory of firm and market structures ; 3. Macroeconomics: the level of overall macroeconomic activity ; Macroeconomics: aggregate demand and aggregate supply ; Macroeconomics: macroeconomic objectives ; Macroeconomics: fiscal policy ; Macroeconomics: monetary policy ; Macroeconomics: supply side policies ; 3. International economics: international trade ; International economics: exchange rates ; International economics: balance of payments ; International economics: economic integration ; International economics: terms of trade ; 4. Development economics: economic development ; Development economics: measuring development ; Development economics: the role of domestic factors ; Development economics: the role of international trade ; Development economics: the role of foreign direct investment ; Development economics: the roles of foreign aid and multilateral development assistance ; Development economics: the role of international debt ; Development economics: the balance between markets and intervention ; 5. How to write an extended essay in Economics ; 6. Advice on the Economics internal assessment exercise ; 7. Command terms and their use in the Economics syllabus
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