Sunday, December 24, 2017

China introduces carbon trading scheme

Thanks to the Guardian

Friday, December 08, 2017

Firms who get caught not paying the minimum wage

Some big names in here offering feeble excuses

Factors affecting Current Account Deficit

Thanks to economicshelp

French diet crisis!

Thanks to the Telegraph

Eduqas: The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond


Eduqas : Allocative efficiency


How much damage will lower EU immigration inflict on the UK economy?

Thanks to the Independent

Problems that arise when there isn't free trade

Thanks to the FT

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Interest rates rise

Winners and losers from Sky and

and the BBC

and a collection of articles on tutor2u

Who owns UK debt?

Thanks to economicshelp

Consumer and producer surlpus

tutor2u working through a question

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

UK Labour Productivity

Thanks to economicshelp

The case for and against interest rate rise

Thanks to economicshelp

Singapore airport substitutes capital for labour

Thanks to the BBC

Government to step in and regulate stakes on fixed-odds machines

Thanks to tutor2u
and Sky

Monday, October 23, 2017

Minimum alcohol price law unveiled in Wales

Thanks to the BBC

T-Charge: New London traffic charge comes into force

New "old diesel" charge in London

and from Sky
The idea explained

and this collection from tutor2u

The end of car production in Australia

Comparative advantage in action?

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Economic systems revision grid

Thanks to econfix

Friday, October 13, 2017

Behavioural Economics has a Nobel Moment

Thanks to tutor2u

and the More or less special accessed via

Rising demand for craft gin

Thanks to tutor2u

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UK trade deficit hits record high

The news is not good. The lower £ doesn't appear to be having the expected impact

Legislation and fines in the water industry

If you break the law, you suffer the consequences, as explained by Sky

An even bigger container ship

The size of these behemoths continues to grow

Behavioural Economics: Ricahrd Thaler wins Nobel Prize

Thanks to the BBC
and video

and these short videos from tutor2u

and Tim Harford

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Irrational behaviour

Thanks to economicshelp

Why Printing Money Causes Inflation

Thanks to economicshelp

Social welfare: MSC =MSB

Thanks to economicshelp

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Shrinking product sizes

More signs of "shrinkflation" and

Inflation: advantages and disadvantages

Thanks to economicshelp
Inflation: advantages and disadvantages

Economics of the Gig Economy

Thanks to tutor2u

Should the government intervene in the economy?

Thanks to economicshelp for this macro and micro explanation

Policies to reduce inflation

Thanks to economicshelp

Monday, July 03, 2017

Broadband: Government capital spending

As reported on the BBC

Feminised fish: Negative externalities

Thanks to the BBC

Policies for reducing unemployment

Thanks to economicshelp

What's behind low productivity?

Thanks to tutor2u
and the Guardian

Children's online junk food ads banned by industry

Voluntary regulation, but is it enough? Thanks to the BBC

Pub smoking ban: 10 charts that show the impact

Fantastic article from the BBC
and more from tutor2u

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Diagrams from tutor2u


Business/Yr 2

Disney parks and PED

Thanks to tutor2u

Russ Roberts' Wonderful Loaf

I'm going to use this to introduce the free market/invisible hand at the start of next year as it's brilliant!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Free trade area, single market, customs union - what's the difference?

Thanks to the BBC

Globalisation: The gains aren't equal

Not surprising, but an interesting video

Multiple choice from tutor2u

Saturday, June 17, 2017