Oxford University Press
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Economics Course Companion
Jocelyn Blink, Ian Dorton
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Economics Course Companion
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The new edition of this bestselling course book has been specifically designed to support the student through the IB Diploma Programme in Economics. Written by experienced authors and examiners for the 2011 syllabus content, this book provides students with materials and activities that will help them towards success in the course. It also offers advice and guidance to help students address the new quantitative elements of the syllabus. In addition the book provides
activities integrated with study and learning approaches, TOK, and the IB learner profile to ensure that students are fully rounded participants in the programme. Examples, features, and case studies drawn from around the world will also encourage students to develop an international perspective.
·Written by two IB Economics workshop leaders who have worked on the Economics.

Front Cover
Title Page
1 The foundations of economics
Section 1 - 1 Microeconomics
2 Demand and supply
3 Market equilibrium, the price mechanism,and market efficiency
4 Elasticities
5 Indirect taxes, subsidies, and price controls
6 Costs, revenues, and profit
7 Perfect competition
8 Monopoly
9 Monopolistic competition
10 Oligopoly
11 Price discrimination
12 Market failure
13 The level of overall economic activity
Section 2 - 2 Macroeconomics
14 Aggregate demand
15 Aggregate supply
16 Macroeconomic equilibrium
17 Low unemployment
18 A low and stable rate of inflation
19 Economic growth
20 Equity in the distribution of income
Section 3 - 3 International Economics
21 Why do countries trade?
22 Free trade and protectionism
23 Exchange rates
24 Balance of payments
25 Economic integration
26 Terms of trade
Section 4 - 4 Development Economics
27 Economic development
28 Measuring development
29 Domestic factors and economic development
30 International trade and economic development
31 Foreign direct investment and economic development
32 Aid, debt, and economic development
33 The balance between markets and intervention
34 Assessment advice
Back Cover
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