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The Economics Weekly 5 - 26th January 2018

The Economics Weekly 5 - 26th January 2018

This week's top 5 Economics stories, as chosen by our team:

The UK pay squeeze, showing inflation rate and annual earnings growth
OBR's January 2018 Welfare Report, looking at the UK benefits system
Bank of England Financial Stability Paper on account imbalances
Pound-Dollar exchange rate
Fox's proposed takeover of the remainder of Sky has been halted by the Competition and Markets Authority

For each topic, we have designed a question to help your students use the skills they have developed in class and apply them to real-world situations.

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The Economics Weekly 5 - 19th January 2018

The Economics Weekly 5 - 19th January 2018

This week's Weekly 5 looks at a diverse range of subjects:

China's growing economy

UK sugar tax

The Carillion liquidation

Venezuela's minimum wage rise

The impact of Brexit on Scotland

 

As ever, each subject poses a question to get students thinking about how the study of economics relates to the news today. It should provoke some great class discussions.

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The Economics Weekly 5 - 12th January 2018

The Economics Weekly 5 - 12th January 2018

Welcome to the first Weekly 5 of 2018!

The top 5 stories that have caught our eye this week include:

UK manufacturing output

2018 global economic growth outlook

Zombie firms

Output gap size in emerging economies

The UK car market

 

Each story has a question attached to test students' knowledge and apply their learning to current affairs. These can also be used as a theme for lessons, not to mention they're great conversation starters in and out of class.

For the full PDF version of this document, download here.

 

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The Economics of Christmas

We created this video in 2016 and given the date we thought it would be a good chance to get into the festive spirit and share it again!

 

 

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Christmas Maths Problems

Christmas Maths Problems

Fancy a festive challenge with your class?

How about trying our Christmas maths challenge? - there are 3 sets of problems according to the target grades of your students. You can download the PDFs below

 

Target Grade 3-5 - Download here

Target Grade 5-7 - Download here

Target Grade 7-9 - Download here

 

See if you can spot the deliberate Christmas themed mistake in the 5-7 puzzle PDF. Tweet us @EzyMaths and let us know when you spot it!

 

Merry Christmas!

 

 

 

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The Economics Weekly 5 catch up

The Economics Weekly 5 catch up

We've compiled all of our Economics Weekly 5 PDFs into one handy download. You can get it here.

Packed full of current topics to discuss in the classroom, it enables students to engage with different aspects of economics in practice and apply their knowledge to real-world examples.

A great idea for the last lesson of term.

Call it an early Christmas present from us to you!

 

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The Economics Weekly 5 - December 8th 2017

The Economics Weekly 5 - December 8th 2017

The penultimate weekly 5 for 2017 includes stories from the UK on the divide between rich and poor and the gender pay gap.

Internationally, we look at US public debt, a possible Chinese slowdown and Zimbabwe's new economic order.

As ever, great discussion points for the classroom with up to date real world examples of economics in action.

 

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The Economics Weekly 5 1st December 2017

The Economics Weekly 5 1st December 2017

In this week's Weekly 5, we take a look at Black Friday, privatisation in the UK rail industry, the Bank of England stress test results, Bitcoin and London office developments.

Some excellent talking points for lessons, or even just for a water cooler chat!

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The Economics Weekly 5 Budget Special

As promised, here's our Budget special weekly 5, covering growth forecasts, deficit, productivity, stamp duty and house prices.

You can download the full PDF here

 

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The Economics Weekly 5, week ending 17th November

The Economics Weekly 5, week ending 17th November

This week's Weekly 5 poses questions on inflation, growth and national debt, amongst others.

Download a printable PDF here to use these as talking points in your lessons.

Look out for next week's edition, released on 24th November, which will be a Budget special.

Have a great weekend!

 

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The Economics Weekly 5, week ending Friday November 10th

The Economics Weekly 5, week ending Friday November 10th

This week's topics range from car registrations to the Nigerian budget! Great talking points to kick off a lesson with relevant current affairs to engage your students.

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The Weekly 5 - This week's top Economics stories

The first in a new series of weekly blog posts where we look at the top Economics related stories of the week. Download a PDF version here

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