Economics Definitions for A Level & IB Economics

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Economics is Economics regardless of whether you are sitting for the A Level Exams or the IB Exams. Hence, we have put together a library of key definitions that all economics students should learn. Where it only applies to A Level students or where it only applies to Ib students, we highlight that accordingly. Below is a sample of Macroeconomics …

New IB Economics Syllabus (2022 onwards)

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The new IB Economics syllabus (starting 2022) promises to be even more rigorous than before. Where the old HL syllabus (2013-2021) had 24 subtopics, it now has 31 subtopics. Hence, a lot more content is taught in schools, albeit squeezed into the same number of teaching hours. For example, in the new syllabus, there seems to be a greater emphasis …

IB Economics – HL or SL Economics ?

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Firstly, many struggle to choose between Business and Management (or other Humanities subjects) and Economics. Economics is an academic subject, hence essay responses written during the exams have to be referencing a specific concept in mind; there is no room for ‘waffling’, contrary to popular belief. As such, those who enjoy a form of ‘specificity’ within a Humanities discipline would …

Best Economics Tuition or Tutor in Singapore

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I do not claim to provide the best economics tuition in Singapore. Neither do I claim to be the best economics tutor. These are compliments that many students have given to me over the years. Some were very demoralised and hated learning economics at first and I managed to transform that to enthusiasm and good grades. Brandon Ho of ACJC …

Singapore-Cambridge A Levels or the IB Diploma programme?

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?! There are about 12,000 students taking the A Levels in Singapore every year and 2,500 taking IB examinations. The numbers for IB have increased significantly over the years as local reputable schools like ACS and SJI have jumped onto the bandwagon. There are also specialty schools like the Singapore Sports School and …