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Analysis needs to include more than just ‘one thing leads to another thing.’ This answer may be marked as ‘knowledge’ and not ‘analysis’. This short video looks at an example...

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Introduction to Building a Logical Chain of Analysis

Recent examples of horizontal integration in different markets and industries can be found here

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Recent Examples of Horizontal Integration

This study note looks at the balance sheet of commercial banks and how they are able to create money through the process of credit creation.

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Credit: How it is Created (Financial Economics)

This short revision video takes students through the basic analysis diagram showing the effects of a tariff introduced into a domestic market.

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Import Tariffs - Basic Analysis Diagram
Study notes



Profit measures the return to risk when committing scarce resources to a market or industry

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Who gains and who loses out from persistent and pervasive price targeting by businesses? To what extent does price discrimination help to achieve an efficient allocation of resources? There are...

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Monopoly - Price Discrimination and Economic Welfare

In recent times, the debate over continued UK membership of the European Union single market has become more intense and heated. Here are some of the main arguments on both...

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UK Membership of the European Union
Student videos

Direct and Indirect Taxes


This short topic video looks at the difference between direct and indirect taxes

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Direct and Indirect Taxes

The Phillips Curve traces the relationship between pay growth on the one hand and the balance of labour market supply and demand, represented by unemployment, on the other. It has...

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The Changing Phillips Curve in the UK Economy

The equilibrium price and quantity in a market will change when there are shifts in both market supply and demand.

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Changes in Market Equilibrium Price

How much and how far can and should a government intervene to change the final distribution of income and wealth in their own country?

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Fiscal Policy - Distribution of Income and Wealth

The UK government is introducing a tax on high-sugar drinks and may well expand the indirect tax to foods that have a high sugar content. Is this an effective and...

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Sugar Taxes (Government Intervention)

The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is an important and controversial policy designed to change the model of funding for large-scale investment projects.

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Private Finance Initiative

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