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Positive Economics (Incl. Research Study Booklet)

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New LC Specification

Student Textbook

Comprehensively covers the entire new Leaving Certificate Economics specification

Closely follows the structure of the strands outlined in the specification for student clarity and effective teaching planning

Learning outcomes are listed at the beginning of each chapter

A range of new features, including definition highlights, worked examples, exam technique tips, revision questions and application of the theory to practise

The wide selection of class tasks promotes independent learning

Includes the most recent available information on current issues

Contains activities that allow students to discuss disruptive trends in our economy today, including the sharing economy, a changing European Union, the internet of things and new regulations

Encourages students to develop their research skills by documenting how to obtain, analyse and interpret data in a real-life scenario

A fresh and modern design with a student-friendly layout using colourful graphs, illustrations and visual cartoon aids to enhance student learning

Research Study Booklet

Provides guidance and templates for completing the Research Study Report to be completed in Sixth Year and worth 20% of the total assessment mark

Builds on key skills already addressed in the textbook, such as processing data and information, communicating, and critical and creative thinking so that students can demonstrate that they can:

Research and process information and data that is relevant and meaningful to understanding a particular economic issue

Apply concepts and theories in the evaluation of information and data in order to make an informed decision