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Economics for Cambridge IGCSE® and O Level Revision Guide

Comprehensive revision guide for IGCSE Economics

Authors: Brian Titley and Helen Carrier

Suitable for:  IGCSE Economics students aged 14-16. Primarily aimed at CIE students, supporting material will be provided for students following the Edexcel syllabus.

Price:  £13.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-915486-9
Publication date: 22/10/2009
Paperback: 176 pages
Dimensions: 297x210mm

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Description

A concise revision guide for IGCSE Economics written by one of the authors of the popular Complete Economics for IGCSE. Suitable for students of all ability levels, it provides not only revision material but a huge bank of practice tests and advice on preparing for examinations. It also contains vocabulary-based exercises to support EAL students.


Features

  • Comprehensively covers the entire syllabus
  • Fresh, modern design and new cartoons and photos will bring a fresh, modern and international feel to this book
  • Lots of short tests to allow students to quickly check their understanding of a topic. Longer tests allow students to practice answering lots of questions in an exam style
  • Exam guidance helps students to prepare for their examinations

Table of Contents

IntroductionHow to use this book
Unit 1: The basic economic problem1.1: Factors of Production
1.2: Scarcity and Opportunity Cost
Unit 2: The allocation of resources2.1: Economic Systems
2.2: How Markets Work
2.3: Social Costs and Benefits
Unit 3: The individual as producer, consumer and borrower3.1: Money and Finance
3.2: Occupations and Earnings
3.3: The Role of Trade Unions
3.4: Spending, Saving and Borrowing
Exam Guidance and Practice 1
Unit 4: The private firm as producer and employer4.1: Types of Business Organization
4.2: Organizing Production
4.3: The Growth of Firms

4.4: Competition
Unit 5: Role of government in an economy5.1: Government Economic Policy
5.2: Types of Taxation
Unit 6: Economic indicators6.1: Price Inflation
6.2: Employment and Unemployment
6.3: Output and Growth
Exam Guidance and Practice 2
Unit 7: Developed and developing economics7.1: Developed and Less Developed Economies
7.2: Population
Unit 8: International aspects8.1: International Specialization and Trade
8.2: Balancing International Payments
Exam Guidance and Practice 3
Answers
Index