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Here are some topical areas that you might want to focus on in your microeconomics revision ahead of the micro Paper 1. Examiners tend to choose markets and industries where there are demand and supply-side changes and where they can test your understanding of economic efficiency, economic and social welfare and government interventions designed to address one or more market failures.

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Causes of and policies to address water scarcity

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/topics/water-scarcity

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/the-economic-cost-of-water-scarcity

See also: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/will-cape-town-run-out-of-water 

Property rights and the tragedy of the commons

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/topics/tragedy-of-the-commons

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/rhino-poaching-property-rights-and-the-economics-of-trading-horns

Policies to address externalities from gambling addiction

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/public-policy-issues-and-behavioural-concepts  

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/what-can-be-done-about-problem-gambling

Renewable energy subsidies

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/synoptic-economics-renewable-energy

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/energy-economics-uk-electricity-use-falls

The market for e-vehicles and e-charging

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/electric-vehicles

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/electrifying-roads-to-charge-vehicles

The market for drones - positive and negative externalities

https://www.tutor2u.net/econom...

The UK Housing Shortage

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/housing-market-economics

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/perspectives-on-the-uk-housing-crisis

Price capping in the UK energy industry

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/economics-of-an-energy-fuel-price-cap  

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/could-an-energy-price-cap-stifle-competition 

Economic and social welfare Market Failure & Government Intervention

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The growth of the Gig Economy / monopsony power of employers

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/the-gig-economy-synoptic-economics-revision-webinar   

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/how-monopsony-employers-keep-wages-down

Digital monopolies and economic welfare (e.g. Netflix, Google, Amazon)

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/topics/technology

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/should-the-monopoly-power-of-the-tech-titans-be-broken-up

Trade unions and the labour market

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/trade-unions

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/trade-unions-wages-and-jobs

The Gender Pay Gap

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/gender-pay-gap

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/update-on-the-gender-pay-gap  

Impact of automation / robotics in the labour market

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/robotics

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/watch-out-robo-farmers-are-coming 

Rail nationalisation in the UK

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/economics-of-rail-nationalisation-1

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/why-the-east-coast-rail-franchise-imploded  

Economics of mergers and takeovers e.g. Sainsbury and Asda

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/evaluating-mergers-and-takeovers

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/dr-pepper-snapple-merges-with-keurig-green-mountain

Business Pricing in imperfect competition

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/business-objectives

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/how-airlines-price-flights  

Contestable markets - business growth & objectives in music streaming

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/what-market-structure-best-fits-the-music-streaming-market

Follow up: https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/blog/you-tube-music-takes-on-spotify-and-apple  

Regulation of financial markets to address financial market failure

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/collections/financial-regulation

https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/financial-economics-regulating-the-financial-system-post-crisis

Objectives of firms

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Costs revenues and profits

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