Magazine article Teaching Business & Economics

British Economy Survey

Magazine article Teaching Business & Economics

British Economy Survey

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British Economy Survey, Vol. 28, No. 1, Autumn 1998, published by YPS & Statistics for Education Ltd, two issues per year, 64 pages, single subscription L12.50, additional subscriptions L6.00, tel 01279 652183, ISSN 0263-- 3523

For many A Level (and similar) students of Economics or Business, the prospect of reading a journal article to supplement their textbook and class notes is marginally less attractive than ... well, almost anything in fact! An article from the Economist may be bursting with good material, but so often requires such background knowledge - not to mention a Rolls Royce vocabulary - that it can act as a de-motivator. Yet the British Economy Survey - an attractively slim journal-cumpamphlet, published twice a year - is eminently readable with roughly four pages per article, and questions. It covers a wide, mainstream, range of topics. The authors in this volume include one from F.E., five from schools and nine from H.E.

Previously published by Longman, the journal has been taken over by York Publishing Services and Statistics for Education. The language is, by and large, clear and concise and the text is supported by relevant graphs and tables that could be usefully used to develop data interpretation skills.

How far this edition is what it says it is, i.e. a survey of the British Economy, is doubtful. Rather it is a survey of contemporary economic themes. It is most likely to be used by the student of Economics, though students of Business Studies will also find it useful. …

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