Oxford University Press
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Economics Course Book
Jocelyn Blink, Ian Dorton
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Economics Course Book
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This comprehensive and engaging text, developed in cooperation with the IB, follows the new curriculum for first assessment in 2022. With accessible, engaging lessons students will actively relate economics to real-world issues and the global economy. The international examples and case studies encourage students to analyse economics in terms of present-day challenges and concerns.



Conceptual links are provided to help students understand the over-arching big questions that relate economics to the multi-faceted challenges of the world economy including how it works and changes over time.



Through inquiry-based tasks and links to TOK and ATL activities students will gain a deep understanding of economics. Practice activities will develops the skills required to succeed in the IB assessment including exam-style questions and data response questions. Clear explanations will help students achieve assessment success.



About the Series:

Oxford's IB Diploma Course Books are essential resource materials designed in cooperation with the IB to provide students with extra support through their IB studies. Course Books provide advice and guidance on specific course assessment requirements, mirroring the IB philosophy and providing opportunities for critical thinking.

Language
English
ISBN
9781382004954
Contents
INTRODUCTION
1 WHAT IS ECONOMICS?
2 THE EVOLUTION OF ECONOMIC THINKING
3 DEMAND
4 A CLOSER LOOK AT DEMAND: ELASTICITY OF DEMAND
5 SUPPLY
6 A CLOSER LOOK AT SUPPLY: PRICE ELASTICITY OF SUPPLY
7 MARKET EQUILIBRIUM, THE PRICE MECHANISM AND MARKET EFFICIENCY
8 METHODS OF GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN MARKETS
9 MARKET FAILURE
10 RATIONAL PRODUCER BEHAVIOUR
11 MARKET POWER: PERFECT COMPETITION AND MONOPOLISTIC COMPETITION
12 MARKET POWER: MONOPOLY AND OLIGOPOLY
13 THE LEVEL OF OVERALL ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
14 AGGREGATE DEMAND
15 AGGREGATE SUPPLY
16 MACROECONOMIC EQUILIBRIUM
17 DEMAND MANAGEMENT (DEMAND-SIDE POLICIES)
18 SUPPLY-SIDE POLICIES
19 MACROECONOMIC OBJECTIVES: LOW UNEMPLOYMENT
20 MACROECONOMIC OBJECTIVES: LOW AND STABLE RATE OF INFLATION
21 MACROECONOMIC OBJECTIVES: ECONOMIC GROWTH
22 ECONOMICS OF INEQUALITY AND POVERTY
23 WHY DO COUNTRIES TRADE?
24 FREE TRADE AND PROTECTIONISM
25 ECONOMIC INTEGRATION
26 EXCHANGE RATES
27 THE BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
28 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
29 MEASURING ECONOMIC PROGRESS
30 BARRIERS TO DEVELOPMENT
31 STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
32 ASSESSMENT ADVICE
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