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Provide your students with an accessible and international perspective on economics.
This title covers the entire syllabus for Cambridge International AS & A Level Economics (9708). It is divided into separate sections for AS and A Level making it ideal for students studying both the AS and the A Level and also those taking the AS examinations at the end of their first year.
- Provides practice throughout the course with carefully selected past paper questions focussing on data response and essay questions
- Free Revision and practice CD includes interactive tests, selected answers, additional activities, and a list of key terms
- Answers to the questions in the Student's Book can be found on the Teacher's CD Rom.
: Introduction : AS Level 1: Basic economic ideas and resource allocation 1: Introducing economics 2: The price system and the microeconomy 2: The nature of demand 3: The nature of supply 4: Market equilibrium and the price system 5: Prices and resource allocation 3: Government microeconomic intervention 6: The government in the microeconomy 4: The macroeconomy 7: Aggregate demand, aggregate supply and macroeconomic equilibrium 8: Macroeconomic performance and inflation 9: The balance of payments and the exchange rate 10: Trade and specialisation 5: Government macroeconomic intervention 11: Macroeconomic policies : A Level : Part 1: Basic economic ideas : Chapter 14 Economic efficiency : 14.1 Resource allocation and efficiency : 14.2 The working of a market economy : Part 2: The price system and the theory of the firm : Chapter 15 Marginal utility : 15.1 Marginal utility theory : 15.2 Marginal utility and demand : Chapter 16 Firms and how they operate : 16.1 The nature of firms : 16.2 The growth of firms : 16.3 Costs and revenue for firms : 16.4 Motivations of firms : Chapter 17 Perfect competition and monopoly : 17.1 Market structure : 17.2 Perfect competition : 17.3 Monopoly : Chapter 18 Monopolistic competition and oligopoly : 18.1 Monopolistic competition : 18.2 Price discrimination : 18.3 Oligopoly : 18.4 Pricing strategies and contestable markets : Chapter 19 Markets and resource allocation : 19.1 Perfect competition and monopoly compared : 19.2 Market concentration : Chapter 20 The labour market : 20.1 Demand for labour : 20.2 Elasticity of the demand for labour : 20.3 Labour supply : 20.4 Labour market equilibrium : 20.5 Labour markets : 20.6 Education and the labour market : 20.7 Market failure in labour markets : 20.8 Trade unions : Part 3: Government intervention in the price system : Chapter 21 Market imperfections and microeconomic policy : 21.1 Market failure : 21.2 Dealing with imperfect competition : 21.3 Natural monopoly and privatisation : 21.4 Inequality in income and wealth : Part 4: International trade : There is no supplement for international trade : Part 5: Theory and measurement in the macroeconomy : Chapter 22 National income and money supply : 22.1 Measuring national income : 22.2 Money supply : 22.3 The government budget : Chapter 23 Modelling the economy : 23.1 Monetarist and Keynesian approaches to the macroeconomy : 23.2 A Keynesian approach to macroeconomic equilibrium : 23.3 The multiplier and accelerator effects : Chapter 24 Money and the economy : 24.1 Money in the modern economy : 24.2 Money and inflation : Part 6: Macroeconomic problems : Chapter 25 Economic growth : 25.1 The nature of economic growth : 25.2 GNI and growth : 25.3 The importance of economic growth : Chapter 26 Development and the less developed countries : 26.1 Defining development : 26.2 Which are the less developed countries? : 26.3 Indicators of development : 26.4 Characteristics of less developed countries : 26.5 The structure of economic activity in LDCs : 26.6 The diversity of less developed countries : Chapter 27 Macroeconomic performance : 27.1 Unemployment : 27.2 Interrelated macroeconomic problems : Part 7: Macroeconomic policies : Chapter 28 Designing macroeconomic policy : 28.1 Objectives of macroeconomic policy : 28.2 Fiscal policy : 28.3 Fiscal policy and the AD/AS model : 28.4 Monetary policy : 28.5 Exchange rate policy : 28.6 Supply-side policy : 28.7 Conflicts between policy objectives : Chapter 29 Policies to promote development : 29.1 Problems facing less developed countries : 29.2 The Harrod-Domar model : 29.3 Institutions and development : 29.4 The role of external resources in development : 29.5 Overseas assistance : Glossary : Index