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Britain's biscuit shortage

Ruth Tarrant

6th March 2016

You may have noticed signs in supermarkets apologising for the lack of Bourbons and Custard Creams on the shelves in recent months, due to the flooding of the United Biscuits factory in Cumbria around Christmas. There are lots of great AS microeconomic applications to be drawn from the Great Biscuit Shortage.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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