This looks and sounds like superb enrichment listening for Year 13 economists. In a new BBC series, Ben Chu asks why nations are turning away from globalisation and seeking self-sufficiency.

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Tim Harford is back with a new series that seems beautifully pitched for introductory economics. From inflation to GDP, from the stock exchange to bonds, Tim Harford goes back to basics to explain...

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When the economist Ha-Joon Chang arrived in Britain in the eighties, he was struck by how bland and homogeneous the British diet was. But it wasn’t just the food – in mainstream economic thinking...

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The global rise of solar power seems unstoppable, and in the Indian desert, a new solar power farm at Bhadla Park has the capacity to generate significant electricity.

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James K.Galbraith argues in this piece published in the Guardian that the United States economy has for too longer fostered inequality and reduce the poorest in society to a state of near-penury...

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A new report “Stagnation Nation” argues that a combination of low productivity & inequality has left average UK households £8800 worse off than people in five comparative countries.

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Larry Elliott has written what amounts to a short economic history of Britain under Queen Elizabeth.

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National Insurance Contributions are rising in April 2022. Since being announced, opinion has been divided on whether this is the best mechanism for the government to raise revenue.

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1st February 2022

The Decade The Rich Won

Many Economics teachers are flagging this up as a great series to watch - now available on the BBC iPlayer.

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We are pleased to alert teachers and students to news of the planned conference being run by the Marshall Society at Cambridge.

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The opening edition of ECO - a magazine published and made freely available by @EconObservatory is a terrific read.

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In the 2021 Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture, Professor Diane Coyle explores some of the "winner takes all characteristics" of many of the superstar digital businesses.

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Here are some suggestions for reading and wider preparation to give you a head start in your A Level Economics studies.

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This piece from David Pilling, FT Africa Correspondent and author of 'The Growth Delusion' is a brilliant read for anyone wanting a deeper understanding of competitive advantage.

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Intending public policy and Economics and Management students are recommended to read the latest book from Michael Lewis, author of the Big Short.

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This wonderfully vivid photo-essay from the Guardian could make for an excellent starter activity.

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Soccer clubs have traditionally not even attempted to maximise profits. Their principal motivation has been to maximise costs.

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tutor2u is delighted to support a competition for students run by the Economics Society at Durham University. The deadline is 25th April 2021

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Two economists - Martin Wolf (FT) and Daron Acemoğlu - lead a discussion on how disruptive technologies are affecting our economy and society.

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After receiving lots of positive feedback from the tutor2u community, we thought we'd take a look at the Bank of England’s school visits programme that gives state schools the opportunity to invite...

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