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. It now comes with even more material on a brand new student CD-ROM, offering 17 handy revision sheets, specimen papers, a glossary and weblinks for further research. 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 curriculum review, and includes support directly from the IB *Accurate mapping to the most recent syllabus, so you can trust in a thorough approach *Now even more engaging to motivate students - with a colourful design and student CD-ROM *Full coverage of the new quantitative syllabus component at HL, with lots of practice and activities to concretely strengthen comprehension *Activities seamlessly integrate the learner profile, with the best integration of the IB philosophy to develop outward-looking learners *Includes a student CD-ROM with revision sheets, specimen papers, glossary, and weblinks to give students even more practice *Exam, portfolio and Extended Essay advice included to support top achievement About the series: The only DP resources developed directly with the IB, the Oxford IB Course Books are the most comprehensive core resources to support learners through their study. Fully incorporating the learner profile, resources are assessed by consulting experts in international-mindedness and TOK to ensure these crucial components are deeply embedded into learning.
Jocelyn Blink holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Economics and Political Studies and a Bachelor of Education degree from Queen's University in Canada. She currently teaches Economics at the Vienna International School, having previously taught in Nigeria and Canada. She has been teaching IB Economics for 16 years. She has a wide range of examining experience and has been actively involved in curriculum development. Ian Dorton holds an undergraduate degree from Aston University and a postgraduate certificate from Birmingham University. He currently teaches Economics at the American International School of Vienna, having previously headed the departments of Economics and Business at both Sevenoaks School in the UK, and the United World College of Singapore. He has been teaching economics for 20 years and has a wide range of experience as an examiner. He has been a member of the last two IB Economics curriculum committees, and has led IB Economics workshops in Europe, Asia, and North America.
MICROECONOMICS; MACROECONOMICS; INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS; DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS