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“I wish we questioned the aid model as much as we are questioning the capitalism model. Sometimes the most generous thing you can do is just say no.”

Dambisa Moyo, Zimbabwean-born economist and author of ‘Dead Aid: How Aid is Not Working and How there is a Better way for Africa’.

Cambridge International A Level Economics 

Those who study Economics at A Level will very typically go to university to read Economics and related subjects such as Business, International Relations, Finance and Politics amongst many others.

The course aims to help students:

  • know and understand the terminology, concepts, theories and principles of economics
  • express ideas in writing and using statistics and diagrams, or other methods, where appropriate
  • develop the habit of using works of reference as sources of information specific to economics
  • read critically to gain information about the changes in the wider economic and social environment
  • appreciate the methods of study that economists use, and the most effective ways economic information may be analysed, correlated, discussed, evaluated and presented
  • develop an interest in and enthusiasm for economics that could lead to further study.

The content includes micro- and macro-economics, resource allocation, supply and demand, government policies and international economic issues.

The full specification can be viewed using the link below:

AS & A Level Economics 9708 | PDF