This course is divided into microeconomics and
macroeconomics, both of which involve debate on
areas of current affairs.
Microeconomics looks at problems as they aect
individuals and companies. What do we spend our
money on? Should we have a National Minimum
Wage? Why are nurses and teachers so poorly paid?
Why is Wayne Rooney paid so well? What can be
done to reduce carbon emissions? What should be
the role of the state in a mixed economy?
Macroeconomics looks at the big economic issues
facing the government. How can we reduce high
levels of unemployment? How much of a problem
is Government Borrowing? What is the best role
for the Bank of England? What is the future of the
Eurozone? What are the benefits and drawbacks of
being in trade agreements? What can we do to take
advantage of the growing Chinese economy? How
concerned should we be about deflation?
What role should government play in regulating