The Economics Weekly 5 - 1st February 2018
The Weekly 5 is back! The perfect material to recap the economic events of the past week to help you develop your application exam skills. This week's top 5 Economics stories, as chosen by our team:
The Economic Crisis of Venezuela - Why has this happened? What are the consequences? How can it be resolved?
Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 - Where does the UK stand? Why is corruption damaging for development?
Gold Reserves - Why is gold used as a reserve? Why are exposed countries turning away from the dollar?
Chinese Slowdown - How significant is the slowdown? What businesses are affected?
Football Transfer Window - Why have transfer fees become inflated? What are the economic justifications for a footballer's salary?
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.
Stay tuned for further editions of the Weekly 5 released on Friday's during term time!