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  • Economics Today Volume 21 (2013 - 2014)

Economics Today Volume 21 (2013 - 2014)

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Starts September 2013


4 upto date magazines published from September till March.

Ideal for all AS and A2 Economics Students


Exciting New Design...New Features...Same Excellent Value
Not only a great student friendly magazine but also with online and interactive resources exclusively for subscribers

 

  • You will find more articles and features with a number of shorter articles.
  • 2 AS Level Data Questions and Answers in each issue written by highly experienced examiners.
  • Our Roving Economist will be looking at the Economics behind topics such as the economics of road rage and the Euro crisis. 2 short articles in each issue.
  • 2 A2 articles plus 1 crossover article that links AS and A2 in each issue.
  • Everyday Economics: A feature written just before publication by a highly experienced examiner which will explain the economic significance of a major topic in the news.
  • Taxing Issues: A new feature by Peter Cramp, the author of several major books.
  • Lots of devices sprinkled throughout to aid learning and understanding such as Remember this; Try this; Highlighted definitions; Examiner’s Tips.
  • AS and A2 articles are timed to coincide with the teaching year.
  • Articles flagged to show which Board and Unit they are relevant to.
  • Plus, 2 free ebooks valued at £2.98 each for each subscriber to download to computer, iPad or Kindle.
  • Plus, online and interactive resources available exclusively for subscribers.
  • A number of highly experienced examiners are contributing to our big 44 full-colour pages in each issue.


AS Data Questions and Answers

Each issue will contain 2 data questions and answers. Our authors include former Principal Examiner
Tony Emery and former Chair of Examiners Brian Ellis.

The questions set will be covering: Minimum price of alcohol; commodity prices; economies of scale;
should there be a tax on junk food?; the deregulation of drugs; and, the conflict between policy objectives.


Crossover article

One article in each issue is designed to cover elements of both the AS and A2 syllabuses. Articles include:

  • Are austerity measures self defeating?
  • Should museums and cathedrals charge entry fees?
  • Why is productivity growth so vital?
  • What is meant by competitiveness and how can Governments influence a country’s competitive standing?

A2 articles

Two articles in each issue including:

  • What are the determinants of short-run aggregate supply?
  • Should developed nations pursue happiness rather than the pace of economic growth?
  • Has the Bank of England now got too many tasks to perform?
  • Should the UK leave the EU?
  • What explains the recent movement of the pound sterling?
  • How do mergers and takeovers help a company to grow?
  • Does the UK have a bigger gap between rich and poor than in any other developed country?
  • Do we need both the IMF and the World Bank?


Regular features

In this feature Chief Examiner Robert Nutter will provide a short extension to each main article to challenge and equip students who wish to go a little bit deeper.

Taxing Issues: In this new feature, Peter Cramp, Head of Economics, Nottingham High School, will examine contemporary topics including the proposed mansion tax; should air passenger duty be abolished?; is the inheritance tax fair?; and, does stamp duty make moving house too expensive?

 City Economists will present their own view of the Economy. Our authors include Neil MacKinnon, Global Macro Strategist, VTB Capital; Dr George Buckley, Chief UK Economist, Deutsche Bank; and, Graeme Leach, Chief Economist at the Institute of Directors.

In this feature, Chief Examiner Robert Nutter of Watford Girls Grammar School will be setting and answering six multiple choice questions, three for AS and three for A2.

The privatised utilities: In this new feature our authors will be answering important economic questions such as: can the electricity industry keep the lights on?; who should pay for the railways – travellers or taxpayers?; and, is there enough competition in the water industry?

Rachel Cole, who is a very experienced examiner, will provide insights into: the relationship between fixed and marginal costs; tradable permits; supermarkets vs hairdressing – a look at market structures; and, understanding the Budget.

Stephen Romer will be taking a look at two separate topics in each issue which will include: the economics of road rage; is the Euro crisis over?; the A-Z of the macro environment; premiership football and broadcasting revenue; can rationalisation rescue the air passenger industry; and, the characteristics of the Brazilian economy.


Digital, online and interactive

    • Powerpoint presentations which will help
    • teachers access articles for class use.
    • Multiple choice questions and answers will be interactive and online.
    • Crosswords and quizzes on selected articles.
    • Weblinks from all relevant articles including all
    • Taking it Further pieces, helping students to do further guided research.
    • Additional articles from top Examiners.
    • Further information and analysis from our team of contributors.


2 FREE ebooks for iPad, Kindle or computer

Two 18 page ebooks will be provided completely free with voucher codes given in the magazine to enable subscribers to download the books from our website. You can choose whether to download them to your computer, iPad or Kindle.

The ebook ‘The Global Economy: still treading water?’ will have an access code printed in the September issue and the codes for ‘The UK and the International Economy 2014’ will be given in the March issue, to help with exam revision.

 

FREE revision book – Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Our Economics Revision Books have sold in their tens of thousands! Now each individual subscriber has the chance to buy either ‘Revision Guide to AS Level Economics’ or ‘Revision Guide to A2 Level Economics’ (plus p&p) and choose one of our 50 Interactive Multiple Choice Questions and Answers for AS or A2 students.

 

Starts September 2013


4 upto date magazines published from September till March.

Ideal for all AS and A2 Economics Students


Exciting New Design...New Features...Same Excellent Value
Not only a great student friendly magazine but also with online and interactive resources exclusively for subscribers

 

  • You will find more articles and features with a number of shorter articles.
  • 2 AS Level Data Questions and Answers in each issue written by highly experienced examiners.
  • Our Roving Economist will be looking at the Economics behind topics such as the economics of road rage and the Euro crisis. 2 short articles in each issue.
  • 2 A2 articles plus 1 crossover article that links AS and A2 in each issue.
  • Everyday Economics: A feature written just before publication by a highly experienced examiner which will explain the economic significance of a major topic in the news.
  • Taxing Issues: A new feature by Peter Cramp, the author of several major books.
  • Lots of devices sprinkled throughout to aid learning and understanding such as Remember this; Try this; Highlighted definitions; Examiner’s Tips.
  • AS and A2 articles are timed to coincide with the teaching year.
  • Articles flagged to show which Board and Unit they are relevant to.
  • Plus, 2 free ebooks valued at £2.98 each for each subscriber to download to computer, iPad or Kindle.
  • Plus, online and interactive resources available exclusively for subscribers.
  • A number of highly experienced examiners are contributing to our big 44 full-colour pages in each issue.


AS Data Questions and Answers

Each issue will contain 2 data questions and answers. Our authors include former Principal Examiner
Tony Emery and former Chair of Examiners Brian Ellis.

The questions set will be covering: Minimum price of alcohol; commodity prices; economies of scale;
should there be a tax on junk food?; the deregulation of drugs; and, the conflict between policy objectives.


Crossover article

One article in each issue is designed to cover elements of both the AS and A2 syllabuses. Articles include:

  • Are austerity measures self defeating?
  • Should museums and cathedrals charge entry fees?
  • Why is productivity growth so vital?
  • What is meant by competitiveness and how can Governments influence a country’s competitive standing?

A2 articles

Two articles in each issue including:

  • What are the determinants of short-run aggregate supply?
  • Should developed nations pursue happiness rather than the pace of economic growth?
  • Has the Bank of England now got too many tasks to perform?
  • Should the UK leave the EU?
  • What explains the recent movement of the pound sterling?
  • How do mergers and takeovers help a company to grow?
  • Does the UK have a bigger gap between rich and poor than in any other developed country?
  • Do we need both the IMF and the World Bank?


Regular features

In this feature Chief Examiner Robert Nutter will provide a short extension to each main article to challenge and equip students who wish to go a little bit deeper.

Taxing Issues: In this new feature, Peter Cramp, Head of Economics, Nottingham High School, will examine contemporary topics including the proposed mansion tax; should air passenger duty be abolished?; is the inheritance tax fair?; and, does stamp duty make moving house too expensive?

 City Economists will present their own view of the Economy. Our authors include Neil MacKinnon, Global Macro Strategist, VTB Capital; Dr George Buckley, Chief UK Economist, Deutsche Bank; and, Graeme Leach, Chief Economist at the Institute of Directors.

In this feature, Chief Examiner Robert Nutter of Watford Girls Grammar School will be setting and answering six multiple choice questions, three for AS and three for A2.

The privatised utilities: In this new feature our authors will be answering important economic questions such as: can the electricity industry keep the lights on?; who should pay for the railways – travellers or taxpayers?; and, is there enough competition in the water industry?

Rachel Cole, who is a very experienced examiner, will provide insights into: the relationship between fixed and marginal costs; tradable permits; supermarkets vs hairdressing – a look at market structures; and, understanding the Budget.

Stephen Romer will be taking a look at two separate topics in each issue which will include: the economics of road rage; is the Euro crisis over?; the A-Z of the macro environment; premiership football and broadcasting revenue; can rationalisation rescue the air passenger industry; and, the characteristics of the Brazilian economy.


Digital, online and interactive

    • Powerpoint presentations which will help
    • teachers access articles for class use.
    • Multiple choice questions and answers will be interactive and online.
    • Crosswords and quizzes on selected articles.
    • Weblinks from all relevant articles including all
    • Taking it Further pieces, helping students to do further guided research.
    • Additional articles from top Examiners.
    • Further information and analysis from our team of contributors.


2 FREE ebooks for iPad, Kindle or computer

Two 18 page ebooks will be provided completely free with voucher codes given in the magazine to enable subscribers to download the books from our website. You can choose whether to download them to your computer, iPad or Kindle.

The ebook ‘The Global Economy: still treading water?’ will have an access code printed in the September issue and the codes for ‘The UK and the International Economy 2014’ will be given in the March issue, to help with exam revision.

 

FREE revision book – Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Our Economics Revision Books have sold in their tens of thousands! Now each individual subscriber has the chance to buy either ‘Revision Guide to AS Level Economics’ or ‘Revision Guide to A2 Level Economics’ (plus p&p) and choose one of our 50 Interactive Multiple Choice Questions and Answers for AS or A2 students.

 

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