Many AS students are now embarking on their macroeconomics course. I feel that building up a good awareness of what is actually happening in the UK and other economies is a great way of adding value and context to your assignments. There are many sources of useful articles, supporting evidence, comment and analysis pieces. I'll be putting quite a few of them together on this blog page and adding to it on a regular basis.
Scoop It Board on the Developments in the UK Economy
Main AS Macro Revision Notes: Click Here
BBC News: UK Economy: Click Here
Guardian Economics News (Excellent gateway for updated UK news): Click here
Channel 4 News - UK Economy: Click Here
Reuters Economics News (UK Site): Click Here
Sky Business News (UK Focus): Click Here
National Institute: Click Here
OECD reports on the UK economy: Click Here
World Bank Data on the UK economy: Click Here
This resource comprises two practice exam papers (with supporting mark schemes) for each of the two Year 1 (AS) papers. The format of each practice exam paper follows precisely the format of the specimen assessment materials issued by the board that have been accredited by Ofqual.