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  • Economics Today Volume 23 (2015-2016)

Economics Today Volume 23 (2015-2016)

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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

  • Up to 12 articles and shorter features in each issue.
  • 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 University tuition fees and How much competition is there in food retailing?
  • 2 A2 articles plus 1 crossover article that links AS and A2 in each issue.
  • Everyday Economics: A feature written just before publication which will explain the economic significance of a major topic in the news.
  • Economic Viewpoint: A new feature by Allan Hodge applying and economist’s view on interesting topics in the news.
  • 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 Chair of Examiners Brian Ellis and Principal Examiner Tony Emery.

The questions will be covering: Milk prices; the environment; health; the pound and the euro; the labour market; the US economy; UK balance of payments and UK monetary policy.


Crossover Article


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

  • Why is the supply of new houses in the UK below that of demand?
  • Are we in the middle of a currency war?
  • Why are consumers irrational? A look at behavioural economics.
  • How dangerous could deflation be?

 

A2 Articles

Two articles in each issue including:

  • Competition in banking and the appearance of challenger banks.
  • Investment spending and its role in stimulating the UK economy.
  • Are we facing a new international debt crisis?
  • Is tourism a help or hindrance to developing countries seeking faster economic growth?

Regular Features


Taking It Further: 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.

Current Issues in Economics: In this feature, Peter Cramp, Head of Economics, Nottingham High School, will examine contemporary topics including: The living wage and zero hour contracts; Tax breaks and tax avoidance; The role of hedge funds; and, the Economist’s Big Mac Index.

View from the City: City Economists will present their own view of the Economy. Our authors include Neil MacKinnon, Global Macro Strategist, VTB Capital and Dr George Buckley, Chief UK Economist, Deutsche Bank.

Multiple Choice Question and Answer: 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.

Back to Basics: This feature will provide insights into basic economics including: Consumer surplus; public goods, private goods and free riders; and, What progress has been made on the millennium development goals?

Economic Viewpoint: In this new feature Allan Hodge will be examining: What has economics to say about climate
change?; The new television deal for football; Why is it so expensive to go away during school holidays?; and, Do winners of Oscars always prove winners at the cinema box office?

The Roving Economist: Ruth Tarrant will be taking a look at issues including: University tuition fees; Competition in food retailing; and, How well is the eurozone doing?

Everyday Economics: In this feature Steve Earley will be drawing out the Economics behind an up-to-date news item.


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: Making headway?” will have an access code printed in the September issue and the codes for “The UK and the International Economic 2016” will be given in the March issue, to help with exam revision.

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

  • Up to 12 articles and shorter features in each issue.
  • 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 University tuition fees and How much competition is there in food retailing?
  • 2 A2 articles plus 1 crossover article that links AS and A2 in each issue.
  • Everyday Economics: A feature written just before publication which will explain the economic significance of a major topic in the news.
  • Economic Viewpoint: A new feature by Allan Hodge applying and economist’s view on interesting topics in the news.
  • 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 Chair of Examiners Brian Ellis and Principal Examiner Tony Emery.

The questions will be covering: Milk prices; the environment; health; the pound and the euro; the labour market; the US economy; UK balance of payments and UK monetary policy.


Crossover Article


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

  • Why is the supply of new houses in the UK below that of demand?
  • Are we in the middle of a currency war?
  • Why are consumers irrational? A look at behavioural economics.
  • How dangerous could deflation be?

 

A2 Articles

Two articles in each issue including:

  • Competition in banking and the appearance of challenger banks.
  • Investment spending and its role in stimulating the UK economy.
  • Are we facing a new international debt crisis?
  • Is tourism a help or hindrance to developing countries seeking faster economic growth?

Regular Features


Taking It Further: 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.

Current Issues in Economics: In this feature, Peter Cramp, Head of Economics, Nottingham High School, will examine contemporary topics including: The living wage and zero hour contracts; Tax breaks and tax avoidance; The role of hedge funds; and, the Economist’s Big Mac Index.

View from the City: City Economists will present their own view of the Economy. Our authors include Neil MacKinnon, Global Macro Strategist, VTB Capital and Dr George Buckley, Chief UK Economist, Deutsche Bank.

Multiple Choice Question and Answer: 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.

Back to Basics: This feature will provide insights into basic economics including: Consumer surplus; public goods, private goods and free riders; and, What progress has been made on the millennium development goals?

Economic Viewpoint: In this new feature Allan Hodge will be examining: What has economics to say about climate
change?; The new television deal for football; Why is it so expensive to go away during school holidays?; and, Do winners of Oscars always prove winners at the cinema box office?

The Roving Economist: Ruth Tarrant will be taking a look at issues including: University tuition fees; Competition in food retailing; and, How well is the eurozone doing?

Everyday Economics: In this feature Steve Earley will be drawing out the Economics behind an up-to-date news item.


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: Making headway?” will have an access code printed in the September issue and the codes for “The UK and the International Economic 2016” will be given in the March issue, to help with exam revision.

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