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Econ in the news

Wednesday, September 07, 2011
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A random selection of economics in the news today to discuss with your classes, especially for immersing the new AS macro pupils in the subject:

From the news today:
High tax rate harms UK economy : Good to discuss concepts such as incentives to work; brain drain; Laffer curve; elasticities; labour mobility ; tax evasion vs tax avoidance

- Greece to speed up cost cutting : Good for discussing fiscal austerity; Eurozone debt crisis;

- UK international competitives falls : Good for discussing factors that affect international competitiveness on the A2 course

- Google’s antitrust raids : The new Microsoft.

- Childcare costs in UK soar : Good for ideas on child poverty; labour market immobility; supply side policies

- Why is US debt so high? (1) ; (2) 
- Swiss franc intervention : Currency wars for 2011-2012 have started early this academic year - protectionism; beggar thy neighbour policies


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AS & A2 Economics Revision Workshops

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AS & A2 Economics - Macroeconomics: National & International Economy (Unit 2),  Global/International Economy (Unit 4)

  • Tuesday 25 March 2014 - London (Stratford City)
  • Wednesday 26 March 2014 - London (Fulham Broadway)
  • Thursday 27 March 2014 - Bristol (Cribbs Causeway)
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  • Tuesday 1 April 2014 - Gateshead (Metro Centre)
  • Wednesday 2 April 2014 - Leeds (The Light)
  • Thursday 3 April 2014 - Manchester (Salford Quays)

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