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Microeconomics Exam Revision 2024 - Exam Technique Shorts

Geoff Riley

10th May 2024

Here are some YouTube shorts covering micro exam technique ahead of Paper 1

Showing the examiner that you are aware of the range of policy interventions for a particular issue helps get you stronger evaluation marks - especially if you offer reasoned comments on which policies or combinations might be most effective and/or equitable in the long run.

This short looks at examples of assumptions often used in economic analysis that can be challenged and questioned as part of your evaluation. Assumptions play a critical role in economic analysis as they provide a simplified framework to understand complex economic phenomena. But they can and do change!

This short looks at how to use connective phrases to help build chains of analysis. The example chosen is the impact of producer subsidies on consumer welfare.

The quality and accuracy of your diagrams can make an insane difference to your marks in Economics exams. Here are Geoff's top tips.

This short looks at how to use connective phrases to help build chains of analysis. The example chosen is the impact of import tariff on consumer welfare.

Economic policies often have different effects in the short run compared to the long run. Being aware of this can add to your evaluation marks in exams.

Making a distinction between economic theory and reality or practice can be a rewarding approach to evaluation in exams. Economics is a social science.

If there is data in the extracts, there has to be data in your answers! Here are some words and phrases to use in an exam that will help you get better marks!

Hedging involves writing with a degree of caution and uncertainty - after all, Economics is a social science! Here are some hedging words and phrases to use in an exam that will help you get better marks!

Examiners expect to see connected chains of reasoning in both analysis and evaluation. Here are some words and phrases to use in an exam that will help you get better marks!

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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