Study notes

A Level Economics Year 1 (AS) Macroeconomics Study Notes

  • Levels: AS
  • Exam boards: AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IB, Other, Pre-U

Here is a topic-by-topic listing of the available study notes for the macroeconomics topics for Year 1 (AS) A Level Economics here on tutor2u.

Accelerator Effect

Aggregate Demand (AD)

Aggregate Supply

Balance of Payments - Current Account

Bank Lending

Capital Investment

China - Economic Growth and Development

Circular Flow of Income and Spending

Competitiveness and Economic Policies

Consumer Spending

Countries experiencing price deflation



Developing Countries – Similarities and Differences

Economic Cycle

Economic Development

Economic Growth in the UK - Government Policies

Exchange Rates - An Introduction

Exchange Rates - Macroeconomic Effects of Currency Fluctuations

Exchange Rates - Reasons for a Currency Depreciation

Fiscal Policy - Bond Yields

Fiscal Policy - Causes of a Budget Deficit

Fiscal Policy - Government Borrowing

Fiscal Policy - Impact on Aggregate Supply and Economic Growth

Fiscal Policy - Stamp Duty

Fiscal Policy and the Distribution of Income and Wealth

Gini Coefficient


Government borrowing and bond interest rates

Gross National Income (GNI)

Household Saving

Human Development Index

Inequality of Income and Wealth

Inflation - Causes of Inflation

Inflation - Consequences of Inflation

Inflation - Measuring Inflation

Inflation - Policies to Control Inflation

Inflation - Problems in Forecasting Inflation

Japan and South Korea Macro Performance Compared

Labour Migration

Long Run Aggregate Supply

Macroeconomic Objectives and Macro Stability

Measuring Development - Key Indicators

Measuring Macroeconomic Performance

Measuring National Income

Measuring National Income (GDP)

Measuring Real National Income

Measuring the Standard of Living

Millennium Development Goals

Monetary Policy - Effects of Interest Rate Changes

Monetary Policy - Exchange Rates

Monetary Policy - Forward Guidance

Monetary Policy - Interest Rates and Inequality

Monetary Policy - Managing Demand

Monetary Policy - Quantitative Easing (QE)

Monetary Policy - The Bank of England

Multiplier Effect

National Income per Head of Population

Nominal and Real National Income

Policies to Improve Labour Productivity

Regional Policy in the UK - Enterprise Zones


Sources of Growth for the Chinese Economy

Supply-Side Economics - Introduction

Supply-Side Economics - Labour Market Reforms

Supply-Side Economics - Product Market Reforms

Supply-Side Economics - Productivity

Supply-Side Economics - Research and Development

Ten Structural Problems Facing the UK Economy

UK Economy - Competitiveness Policies

Unemployment - Causes of Unemployment

Unemployment - Measuring Unemployment

Unemployment - Policies to Reduce Unemployment

Unemployment Policies - The UK Youth Contract

What is Macroeconomics?

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