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Economics at Carshalton High School for Girls

Course description

In Economics, we attempt to answer the big questions.  We look at the difficult decisions faced by policy makers every day and try to come up with solutions where there are the fewest losers.  We look at human behaviour and decision making and how these combined impact on the day to day lives of people all over the world.

Course content

Subject content
 
The operation of markets and market failure
 
1 Economic methodology and the economic problem
2 Price determination in a competitive market
3 Production, costs and revenue
4 Competitive and concentrated markets
5 The market mechanism, market failure and government intervention in markets
The national economy in a global context
6 The measurement of macroeconomic performance
7 How the macroeconomy works : the circular flow of income, AD/AS analysis, and related concepts
8 Economic performance
9 Macroeconomic policy

Assessment

AS Level: The Operation of Markets and Market Failure, written exam. The National Economy in a Global Context, wirtten exam.

A Level: Markets and Market Failure, written exam. National and International Economy, written exam. Economic Principals and Issues, written exam.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carshalton High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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