Fifth largest diamond in history sells for $40 million

A useful link for economics students relating to consumer behaviour -  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/international-business/fifth-largest-diamond-in-history-sells-for-40-million/articleshow/63283531.cms

See below where to find the relevant section within the spec:

Edexcel spec reference  1.2.2 The concept of diminishing marginal utility and how this influences the shape of the demand curve 

AQA spec reference 4.1.2.1 Consumer behaviour

OCR spec reference P 7 Explain the relationship between price and quantity demanded using marginal utility theory

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Brexit boost for consumers short-lived says IFS…

A useful article for a level economics - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43459153 and where to find the relevant section in the spec for Edexcel, AQA & OCR:

Edexcel spec reference 4.1.6Impact of protectionist policies on consumers

AQA spec reference 4.2.6.2 - The nature of protectionist policies, such as: tariffs, quotas and export subsidies.

OCR spec reference P 25 - Evaluate the case for and against free trade 

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A useful link relating to Government Intervention in Markets

A useful link relating to Government Intervention in Markets - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43427887 and where to find the relevant section within the AL Economics Specification:

Edexcel spec reference 1.4.1 Government intervention in markets

AQA spec reference 4.1.8.9 Government intervention in markets

OCR spec reference P 21 Explain the features of a ‘good’ tax

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Trump tariffs: US President imposes levy on steel and aluminium

 A useful article for A Level Economics relating to protectionism / protectionist policies - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43337951 

See where to find this section within the specs for Edexcel, AQA and OCR:-

Edexcel spec reference 4.1.6 Impact of protectionist policies on consumers, producers, governments, living standards, equality.

AQA spec reference 4.2.6.2 The causes and consequences of countries adopting protectionist policies. 

OCR spec reference P 25 Explain the impact of methods of protectionism to include a diagrammatic explanation of tariffs and quotas.

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A useful extract for Edexcel AL Business relating to Bullet Point 2 of Edexcel’s Pre-release Material, ie ‘Influences on the Global Market for Chocolate Confectionery over the last 20 years’, and specifically to ‘Changing Costs and Prices’.

A really useful extract relating to Bullet Point 2 of Edexcel’s Pre-release Material, ie ‘Influences on the Global Market for Chocolate Confectionery over the last 20 years’, and specifically to ‘Changing Costs and Prices’.

APT’s fabulous set of resources for Edexcel A Level Business are available for immediate download.  Click HERE to view our SAMPLE material (extract) for the June 2018 exam, which relating to ‘Changing Costs and Prices’. 

Feedback received on APT’s Complete Context Companion on the Chocolate Confectionery Market for June 2018:

“Thank you so much for the amazing resources supporting Edexcel Paper 3 context they are a godsend”  Hannah Bridge.

Focusing on the Paper 3 exam on the chocolate confectionery market, this comprehensive set of 6 resources will prove invaluable to you and your students for this years’ Paper 3 exam, as well as covering a wide range of topics relevant to Paper 1 and Paper 2, with a wealth of material that can be used in future lessons 

Besides a rigorous mock exam paper with detailed model answers, it contains PowerPoints relating to each aspect of the chocolate confectionery context (for teachers), independent step-by-step research activities (for students), a highly comprehensive, detailed examination of each aspect relating to the context with in-depth research and analysis (for teachers), covering a very wide range of possible exam questions, and an essential, more condensed version to be used as revision summaries (for students).

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OCR A Level Economics – APT’s Paper 2 on Macroeconomics OUT NOW

Mock Exam Papers, Mark Schemes & Example Model Answers for OCR A Level Economics – Paper 2 on Macroeconomics

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APT have produced sets of 4 Mock Exam Papers for OCR A Level Economics for Paper 1 & Paper 2. (Paper 3 to be published 28th March) 

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An Invaluable Resource for Edexcel AL Business

Click HERE to see the Detailed Contents of APT’s Complete Context Companion for the Edexcel A Level Business Paper 3 (2018) Exam on the Chocolate Confectionery Market.

APT’s fabulous set of resources for Edexcel A Level Business is now published.  Focusing on the Paper 3 exam on the chocolate confectionery market, this comprehensive set of 6 resources should prove invaluable to you and your students for this years’ Paper 3 exam, as well as covering a wide range of topics relevant to Paper 1 and Paper 2, with a wealth of material that can be used in future lessons.

Besides a rigorous mock exam paper with detailed model answers, it contains PowerPoints relating to each aspect of the chocolate confectionery context (for teachers), independent step-by-step research activities (for students), a highly comprehensive, detailed examination of each aspect relating to the context with in-depth research and analysis (for teachers), covering a very wide range of possible exam questions, and an essential, more condensed version to be used as revision summaries (for students).  For more detailed information about our Complete Context Companion and each of these individual resources, please click here

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