Getting Started with Cambridge IGCSE® and O Level Economics

Getting Started with Cambridge IGCSE® and O Level Economics

by Susan Grant


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108440431
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/08/2018
Series: Cambridge International IGCSE
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

How to use Getting Started with Economics; Section 1. Introduction: 1. What is economics?; 2. The benefits of studying economics; 3. Famous people who have studied economics; Section 2. Key economic ideas: 4. Should the school leaving age be raised?; 5. Why are some brands of trainers (sneakers) so expensive?; 6. Why do some footballers earn more than $30 million a year?; 7. Why are some people poor?; 8. Why do the Chinese save so much?; 9. Why do some firms go out of business?; 10. Do shoppers benefit from firms getting larger?; 11. Why does pollution occur?; 12. Will we run out of water?; 13. Why do governments tax cigarettes?; 14. What is money?; 15. Why did shopping take so long in Venezuela in 2017?; 16. Why do some people leave Mexico to live in the USA?; 17. Does it matter that the Japanese are getting older?; 18. Why are some people unemployed?; 19. What jobs will we be doing in the future?; 20. Why does the USA buy clothes from Pakistan?; 21. Why does the Indian firm Tata produce cars, steel and salt in the UK?; 22. Will we have trade wars in the future?; 23. Which country will have the strongest economy in 2050?; Section 3. Important numbers, organisations and economists: 24. Important numbers in economics; 25. Important institutions and markets in economics; 26. Famous economists; Section 4. Suggested answers to activities; Index.

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