Unit 12: Investigating Economic Issues
In this section you will consider targets and policies the government may use to achieve its objectives. You will consider fiscal, monetary and supply side policies within the context of the trade cycle. You will consider the European Union and its effect on the UK Economy.
Two topics will be chosen from this section each year for you to study in depth. One topic will be based on local, UK or EU issues and the other will relate to the global economy. You will be expected to apply appropriately economic theories and concepts you have covered in Unit 11 and the Managing the Economy section of Unit 12.
- BBC News
- The Guardian: Business Section
- The Bank of England (BOE): Monetary Policy
- HSBC: The Economy Explained
- Europa: The European Union
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