Key Words in Economics

It is vital to know the key words in economics whether you are learning A-level or IB. You can’t answer a question unless you know what the question is asking. Attahced are a series of Key Words that vital to know from the very start of either an A-level or IB course. Do make use… Continue reading Key Words in Economics

Lesson Activity: ‘Your life with trade’

When getting my students to consider whether international trade is beneficial or not I always get them to think and write about what their life would be like with and without international trade. These are the basic instructions that I give them: “Start in the morning of a normal day and work through to bedtime. Brainstorm… Continue reading Lesson Activity: ‘Your life with trade’

Arguments for and against trade – PowerPoint

Below is a PowerPoint presentation I use with my students as a revision exercise for trade policy. Each slide contains a basic argument for or against trade. I suggest spending about 10-15 min considering each argument and thinking specifically about the weaknesses of each view. Trade Arguments Don’t forget to use real world examples to support… Continue reading Arguments for and against trade – PowerPoint