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Economics Skills and Practice: Oxford IB Diploma Programme

Build skills directly relevant to IB assessment

Constantine Ziogas

Suitable for:  IB Diploma Economics students (ages 16-18)

Price:  £23.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-838999-6
Publication date: 23/08/2012
Paperback: 196 pages
Dimensions: 297x210mm

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Written by an experienced IB Economics teacher to solidify all the skills central to IB assessment, this focused study tool comprehensively matches the 2011 syllabus at SL and HL. Targeted skills development exercises and worked examples along with step-by-step support for the new quantitative element ensure exceptional achievement.


  • Plenty of activities to practise essential skills, improving exam performance
  • Information on designing, selecting and using diagrams to explain challenging concepts
  • Unpicks tricky terminology and guides the correct use of language, supporting your EAL students
  • Includes lots of examples and model answers to ensure full comprehension and strengthen exam potential
  • Detailed, step-by-step guidance on the new quantitative element of the syllabus to help students succeed in this new syllabus area
  • Helpful guidance and advice on the Internal Assessment and the Extended Essay, ensuring high-quality work

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Table of Contents

1: Foundations of Economics
2: Microeconomics: competitive markets
Microeconomics: elasticity
Microeconomics: government intervention
Microeconomics: market failure
Microeconomics: theory of firm and market structures
3: Macroeconomics: the level of overall macroeconomic activity
Macroeconomics: aggregate demand and aggregate supply
Macroeconomics: macroeconomic objectives
Macroeconomics: fiscal policy
Macroeconomics: monetary policy
Macroeconomics: supply side policies
3: International economics: international trade
International economics: exchange rates

International economics: balance of payments
International economics: economic integration
International economics: terms of trade
4: Development economics: economic development
Development economics: measuring development
Development economics: the role of domestic factors
Development economics: the role of international trade
Development economics: the role of foreign direct investment
Development economics: the roles of foreign aid and multilateral development assistance
Development economics: the role of international debt
Development economics: the balance between markets and intervention
5: How to write an extended essay in Economics
6: Advice on the Economics internal assessment exercise
7: Command terms and their use in the Economics syllabus

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