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Economics

“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