Monday, August 31, 2015

The derived demand for labour: Pilots in China

Nice example of the scale of the increase in derived demand for pilots,AAAAmtVJIFk~,TVGOQ5ZTwJbsT0Mq3k9H8GCa4jV3vL4M&bctid=3925344337001

The effect of migration on the labour market

Nice clip from ITV summarising the issues in this tutor2u post

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Supply and demand: The rising price of Indonesian beef

Nice clip from the BBC

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Opportunity cost numerical examples

Thanks to tutor2u for this

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Concentration ratio activity

Thanks to tutor2u

The effect of increasing VAT in Greece

Nice clip from the BBC

Why is British productivity low?

Interesting clips from the BBC and

Should government regulate high energy foods?

A thought provoking article from George Monbiot in The Guardian

Costs: Why is Tesla still in Business if it's losing $4,000 for every car it sells?

Interesting! Think fixed and variable costs when reading this Sky news story

Horizontal integration in the betting industry

....reports Sky

Falling milk prices

Nice summary from tutor2u

China devalues its currency

Why? What happens? A nice collection from tutor2u
and the BBC and

Macroeconomic data from the FT

Thanks to tutor2u for sharing this

Is China's growth sustainable?

Open to question, according to the BBC

Should we tax sugary drinks?

The BMA seems to think so reports tutor2u
and sky news
and the BBC

Why Uber prices surge during a tube strike

Thanks to tutor2u