Economics AS Edexcel/A
Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: Edexcel/A (8EC0) only
This course is board-specific for the Edexcel/A AS level specification (8EC0).
This course is for AS students only.
This course is not suitable for the New Edexcel/B AS level specification (8EB0).
Exam technique practice will focus on both qualitative and quantitative evaluation of evidence.
As quantitative skills account for 15% of the available marks special emphasis will be placed on this area.
The following topics will be covered:
• The nature of economics
• How markets work
• Market failure and externalities
• Government intervention
• Measures of economic performance
• Aggregate demand and aggregate supply
• Macroeconomic objectives and policy