Can you please look over this document and give some feedback on the units we have covered this year.
Please include the following:
The units you enjoyed, giving specific reasons.
The units you did not enjoy as much, explaining why.
Suggestions for next years I+S9’s in how we could improve some of the learning experiences relating to the units themselves and other areas/concepts that you think would like to see in the course.
Below you will see the style of questions that you will have to answer next week!
a) Explain the impact of an contractionary fiscal policy on an economy currently at full employment. (10 marks, approximately 15mins)
(b) Evaluate whether demand side (Fiscal and Monetary) or supply side (education, research and development etc.) policies are more beneficial for an economy with plenty of “spare capacity”. (15 marks, approximately 20mins)
(a) Explain using an AD/AS diagram, the impact of an increase in income taxes on an economy. (10 marks, approximately 15mins)
(b) Evaluate whether you feel a classical or keynesian approach to a inflationary gap would be more beneficial for an economy. (15 marks, approximately 20mins)
Interesting article from the guardian.
Please go through these questions, we will go through the more difficult ones during our next class. Remember to always think about the stakeholders involved and the impact on them.
Please take a look at this PP to assist you with your IA.
Final due date for your macroeconomics IA will be the first class back after your end of year assessments.
Next week we will be starting our final assessment on the benefits and costs of tourism with a particular focus on the town of Kamakura. You can find the details of the project below.
You will be given survey sheets to assist you collate the data and will be expected to use a spreadsheet to gather information from all 4 classes in order to give us a broader understanding of the impact on the area.
Overview of project.
Map of Kamakura
Kamakura Project, make a copy.
Article from Japan Times on Kamakura.
Please take a look at this document in preparation for your assessment on Thursday.
It is imperative that you take some time to find your own sources for evidence to support your arguments for Thursday’s exam. Failure to do so will leave you with limited information from which to provide a balance answer.
Let me know if you have any questions.
Here you go!
Pick a title and start your introduction/overview to your essay.