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Financialisation

Financialisation is a process where the financial sector grows both in scale and complexity, becoming more important as a share of national output. Financialisation means lending and investing in financial...

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Financialisation
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Here is a recording of our April 2018 revision webinar evaluating the use of quantitative easing in the UK economy. QE now totals £445 billion of assets, £435 billion of which are government...

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Quantitative Easing (Evaluating QE in the UK Economy)

Revenue is the income a firm generates from selling goods and services. In some cases shown below, businesses have been able to scale quickly and achieve rapid growth in their...

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Focus on Business Revenues

Here is an overview of some key results statistics for A Level Economics in 2018.

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A Level Economics Exam Statistics for 2018

Here is a key topic revision checklist & knowledge organiser for the Edexcel A Level Economics (A) specification. Use this document to help check the completeness of your notes and...

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Edexcel A Level Economics Topic Revision Checklist

Here is a key topic revision checklist & knowledge organiser for the AQA A Level Economics specification. Use this document to help check the completeness of your notes and plan...

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AQA A Level Economics Topic Revision Checklist
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A short revision video on the importance of infrastructure spending for both aggregate demand and long run aggregate supply. Economic growth places rising demand on a country's infrastructure assets and...

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Economic Importance of Infrastructure
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The pursuit of individual self-interest is often not good for social efficiency leading to the long term depletion of resource. This short revision video looks an an example of the...

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What is the Tragedy of the Commons?
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Conflict, corruption and poor governance can have hugely damaging effects on a country's growth rate and development potential. One of the Sustainable Development Goals is (by 2030) substantially reduce corruption and...

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Barriers to Growth and Development - Corruption and Conflict

The unequal opportunities available to hundreds of millions of women around the world represent one of the biggest barriers to growth and development.

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Development and Growth Constraints - Gender Inequalities
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Foreign Currency Gaps

Many developing countries face a big imbalance between inflows and outflows of foreign currencies. A foreign exchange gap happens when currency outflows persistently exceed currency inflows

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Foreign Currency Gaps

This revision video takes students through a worked example of comparative advantage and the potential gains from specialisation and trade at a mutually beneficial terms of trade between two countries.

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Comparative Advantage and Gains from Trade

Game theory is the study of how people and businesses behave in strategic situations (i.e. when they must consider the effect of other people’s responses to their own...

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Game Theory - Different Types of Games
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Why is it that many mergers and takeovers fail to achieve the gains / benefits claimed before the integration took place?

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Evaluating Mergers and Takeovers
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This study note looks at some of the causes of shifts in the supply of labour to an occupation / industry.

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Labour Supply - Shifts in Market Supply (Labour Markets)
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The yield on a government bond is the interest rate paid to holders of the bond (creditors) by the borrower (debtor). It can vary greatly across countries depending on the...

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Fiscal Policy - Bond Yields

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