Our EdExcel Theme 1 (Micro) Knowledge Book is great for students to add contextual examples into their notes. Here is a section from part 1.
What are some topical examples of the following?
A country currently experiencing a ‘brain drain’
Lots of examples you read about here"
A country suffering from extensive deforestation
Deforestation in Indonesia(Independent)
A country experiencing high net inward migration of labour
The United Nations International Migration Report contains lots of good data by country - click here
A country that has recently discovered significant new natural resources
The Inclusive Wealth Reportcontains a huge amount of data on natural capital by country
New North Sea discovery hailed by Oil and Gas UK (November 2018)
A country that is attracting substantial foreign direct investment
Check out the Google public data for trends in foreign direct investment as a share of GDP - select individual countries to see which are achieving strong inflows. I have added Vietnam, Ethiopia and Cambodia to the chart for starters!
A country with a rapidly-ageing population
Population ageing in the UK - Living longer - how our population is changing and why it matters
A country with a young median age and fast-growing-population
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