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Edexcel economics A-level revision guide

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  • E-book (comes in pdf format shortly after purchase.)
  • Specific Edexcel A-level economics revision guide (themes 1,2,3,4) – just £9.50
  • Updated for the new Edexcel economics syllabus (first exam 2016)
  • Trademark simplicity and clarity of presentation.
  • Significantly expanded on previous version, with not just required knowledge, but also examples of evaluation for each topic.
  • For schools – See: Network License – A-level Edexcel Economics (£95.00)
  • Previous syllabus: Legacy A-level revision guide. (for students who started A-level economics Sept 2014)

 

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Product Description

  • E-book (comes as pdf)
  • AS section (units 1 and 2) – 108 pages, 20,000 words
  • A2 micro / unit 3 – 61 pages, 15,000 words
  • A2 macro / unit 4 – 63 pages, 17,000 words
  • Total revision guide (AS+A2) – 232 pages, 52,000 words. All diagrams required

Contents of A level economics revision guide

View: Sample of Edexcel Unit 1 + 2

View: Sample of Edexcel Unit 4

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Theme 1

  • 1.1 Economics as a social science
  • 1.2 Positive and normative economic statements
  • 1.3 The economic problem
  • 1.4 Production possibility frontiers
  • 1.5 Specialisation and division of labour
  • 1.6 Types of economies (free market, mixed, command)

How markets work

  • 2.1 Rational decision making
  • 2.2 Demand
  • 2.3 Elasticity of demand / income / cross
  • 2.4 Supply
  • 2.5 Elasticity of supply
  • 2.6 Price determination
  • 2.7 Price mechanism
  • 2.8 Consumer / producer surplus
  • 2.9 Taxes and subsidies
  • 2.10 Alternative views of consumer behaviour

Market failure

  • 3.1 Types of market failure
  • 3.2 Externalities
  • 3.3 Public goods
  • 3.4 Information gaps

Government intervention

  • 4.1 Government intervention in markets
  • 4.2 Government failure

Theme 2

Measures of economic performance

  • 1.1 Economic growth
  • 1.2 Inflation
  • 1.3 Employment and unemployment
  • 1.4 Balance of payments

Aggregate demand

  • 2.1 Aggregate demand (AD)
  • 2.2 Consumption (C)
  • 2.3 Investment (I)
  • 2.4 Government expenditure (G)
  • 2.5 Net trade (X-M)

Aggregate supply

  • 3.1 Aggregate supply AS
  • 3.2 Short-run AS
  • 3.3 Long-run AS

National income

  • 4.1 National income
  • 4.2 Injections and withdrawals
  • 4.3 Equilibrium real national income
  • 4.4 The multiplier

Economic growth

  • 5.1 Causes of economic growth
  • 5.2 Output gaps
  • 5.3 Trade (business) cycle
  • 5.3 Impact of economic growth

Macroeconomic objectives and policies

  • 6.1 Possible macroeconomic objectives
  • 6.2 Demand-side policies
  • 6.3 Supply-side policies
  • 6.4 Conflicts and trade-offs between objectives and policies.

Theme 3 – Business and labour markets

61 pages, 14,000 words

3.1 Business growth

  • 1.1 Sizes and types of firms
  • 1.2 Business growth
  • 1.3 Demergers

3.2 Business objectives                                                                                                                  

  • 2.1 Business objectives

3.3 Revenues, costs and profits

  • 3.1 Revenue
  • 3.2 Costs
  • 3.3 Economies and diseconomies of scale
  • 3.4 Normal profits, supernormal profits and losses

3.4 Market structures

  • 4.1 Efficiency
  • 4.2 Perfect competition
  • 4.3 Monopolistic competition
  • 4.4 Oligopoly
  • 4.5 Monopoly
  • 4.6 Monopsony
  • 4.7 Contestability

3.5 Labour market

  • 5.1 Demand for labour
  • 5.2 Supply of labour
  • 5.3 Wage determination in competitive and non-competitive markets.

3.6 Government intervention

  • 6.1 Government intervention
  • 6.2 The impact of government intervention

Theme 4 – A global perspective

63 pages, 17,000 words

4.1 International economics

  • 1.1 Globalisation
  • 1.2 Specialisation and trade
  • 1.3 Pattern of trade
  • 1.4 Terms of trade
  • 1.5 Trading blocs and the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • 1.6 Restrictions on free trade
  • 1.7 Balance of payments
  • 1.8 Exchange rates
  • 1.9 International competitiveness

4.2 Poverty and inequality

  • 2.1 Absolute and relative poverty
  • 2.2 Wealth and income inequality

4.3 Emerging and developing economies

  • 3.1 Measures of development
  • 3.2 Factors influencing growth and development
  • 3.3 Strategies influencing growth and development

4.4 The financial sector

  • 4.1 Role of financial markets
  • 4.2 Market failure in the financial sector
  • 4.3 Role of central banks

4.5 The role of the state in the macro-economy

  • 5.1 Public expenditure
  • 5.2 Taxation
  • 5.3 Public sector finances
  • 5.4 Macro-economic policies in a global context

 

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