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AS & A2 Economics Revision Notes - Index

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AS Economics - Markets

Economic Resources Scarcity & Choice in Resource Allocation
Production Possibility Frontier Specialisation & Trade
Positive and Normative Statements Theory of Demand
Theory of Supply Market Equilibrium Price
Price Elasticity of Demand Price Elasticity of Supply
Income Elasticity of Demand Cross Price Elasticity of Demand
Price Mechanism Price Volatility in Markets
Inter-relationships Between Markets Consumer Surplus
Producer Surplus Example - Market for Oil
Example - Market for Copper Example - Market for Rhodium
Example - Market for Coffee  

AS Economics - Market Failure

Production and Costs Economies and Diseconomies of Scale
Importance of Productivity Economic Efficiency
Market Failure Competition, Monopoly & Allocation of Resources
Negative Externalities Positive Externalities
Government intervention and Externalities Public Goods and Private Goods
Merit Goods Demerit goods
Factor Immobility Imperfect Information
Poverty & Inequality in Resource Allocation Government Intervention in the Market
Indirect Taxation Producer Subsidies
Maximum Prices Minimum Prices
Buffer Stock Schemes Economics of Farm Support – the CAP
Government Failure Economics of Health Care

AS Economics - National & International Economy

Introduction to the UK Economy UK Economic Cycle
Measuring National Income Macroeconomic Objectives
Using Index Numbers Aggregate Demand
Consumer Spending & Saving Capital Investment & Spending
Aggregate Supply Macroeconomic Equilibrium
Macroeconomic Cycle Multiplier and Accelerator Effects
Economic Growth Inflation
Employment & Unemployment International Trade
Balance of Payments Macroeconomic Policy
Monetary Policy Exchange Rates
Fiscal Policy Government Borrowing / Budget Deficit
Supply-side Policies Objectives & Trade-offs

A2 Economics - Business Economics

Short Run and Long Run Production Background to Supply - Short Run Costs
Long Run Costs: Economies & Diseconomies of Scale Business Revenues
Profits Objectives of Businesses
Divorce between Ownership and Control Technological Change, Costs & Supply in Long-run
The Growth of Firms Perfect Competition
Monopoly Monopoly and Economic Efficiency
Price Discrimination Consumer and Producer Surplus
Oligopoly - Overview Oligopoly - Game Theory
Contestable Markets Price Takers and Price Makers – Pricing Power
Market Structures – A Summary Market Failure - Introduction
Government Failure Market Failure – Externalities - Overview
Market Failure - Externalities - Policy Options Market Failure - Public Goods
Competition Policy Privatisation and Deregulation
Cost Benefit Analysis  
Demand for Labour The Labour Force
Supply of Labour to Different Markets Wage Determination in Competitive Markets
Trade Unions and Monopsony Employers The Distribution of Income and Wealth

A2 Economics - Macroeconomics

Nature and Causes of Fluctuations in Economic Activity Consumer spending and saving
Capital investment spending Demand and supply-side shocks
The Credit Crunch Keynesian Economics
Theories of Economic Growth Economic Growth – Costs and Benefits
National Income and Changes in Living Standards Measuring the Standard of Living
The Natural Rate of Unemployment Flexible Labour Markets
The Phillips Curve Measuring Inflation
Causes of Inflation Consequences of Inflation
Deflation Monetarism and the Quantity Theory of Money
Government Macroeconomic Policy Monetary Policy
The Exchange Rate Fiscal Policy - Overview
Direct and Indirect Taxation Fiscal Policy - Effects
The Pattern of International Trade Trade and Development - Trade Agreements
Trade and the law of Comparative Advantage Exchange Rate - Determination
European Monetary Union Protectionism
Greece Debt Crisis  
Balance of Payments - Overview Balance of Payments - Managing Deficits

A2 Economics - Development Economics & the Global Economy

Development Economics - Introduction Development Economics - Millenium Goals
Development Economics - Wealth & Inequality Development Economics - Human Development Index
Development Economics - Role of the Private Sector Development Economics - Role of State Intervention
Development Economics - Overseas Aid, Remittances and Debt Relief Development Economics - Micro Finance & Fair Trade
Growth - Country Cases Growth - Social & Human Capital
Growth - Costs and Benefits Growth - Constraints
Growth - Prebisch-Singer Hypothesis Growth - Productivity & Development
Growth - Sustainable Development Growth - Competitiveness
Growth - Labour Migration  
Globalisation - Introduction Globalisation - Effects

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Health Economics
Inflation and Deflation
Labour Market
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Introductory Economics
Macroeconomic Policies
Fiscal Policy
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Market Failure
Factor Immobility
Information Failure
Merit & De-Merit Goods
Public Goods
Manufacturing Industry
Oil and Gas
OECD Economies
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French Economy
German Economy
Greece Economy
Ireland Economy
Japan Economy
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Poverty and Inequality
Market Equilibrium and Price
Elasticity of Demand
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Nature of Demand
Nature of Supply
Price Mechanism in Action
Price Volatility
Inter-related Markets
Standard of Living
Transport Economics
UK Economy
Regional Economics
London Economy
Recession Watch



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