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The aim of this course is to allow pupils to develop knowledge and understanding of market and non market solutions to economic problems, and an appreciation of the interdependence and dynamics of economic behaviour. Topics include: 1.The economic problem. (Human greed and the allocation of scarce resources). 2. The competitive market. (E.g Why does David Beckham get paid so much?, How does Microsoft?s monopoly affect us all?). 3. The economic role of the government. (How and why does the government make it?s decisions and the impact on the economy as a whole). 4. The European and International setting. (The bigger picture in Economics e.g. How Nike operates in several countries and the power it may have on smaller countries). Economics Paper 1 ? A Foundation paper based on the syllabus. Paper 2 ? A Foundation paper based upon a pre-released case study. Paper 3 ? A Higher paper based on the syllabus. Paper 4 ? A Higher paper based on a pre-released case study. Economics is the course that ?keeps all doors open?. It is a highly respected, academic subject which is recognised by all major universities. Economics provides pupils with the opportunity to develop logical thinking and evaluative skills which are highly regarded in further education.

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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