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Congratulations to all those who wrote the November exams

I hope you all have a well-deserved break and enjoy some fine summer weather. Schools interested in ordering copies of the book for the next academic year starting in January are asked to let me know by late December to … Continue reading

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As summer holidays wind down…

…and our thoughts return, perhaps reluctantly, to the school year ahead, I would like to ask that if you have not yet ordered books for September that you do so soon as I would like to send out final orders … Continue reading

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Good luck with the exams!

As we wind down the clock towards the May exams, I would like to wish you and your students all the best. I  have to say, though, that I miss the old exam structure, especially the data response paper that … Continue reading

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Wow – it is almost May already!

If you are like me, you are in the thick of revision with your IB2 students preparing them for their exams in May. If you are using the book, I encourage you to direct your students to download the solutions … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

As we move into 2015, I would like to share my latest article, published the week before Christmas, entitled Hold the Frankincense and Myrrh. Hold the Frankincense and Myrrh As well, I would like to draw your attention to some additional material that … Continue reading

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Southern Hemisphere Orders (and a great graphic!)

As we roll into December, I would like to wish everyone a pleasant end of term. For those of you in the Southern Hemisphere, I hope the recent exams came off well for you and your students. If you are … Continue reading

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The Decline of Central Bank Integrity

I just finished reading the following article describing the tenure of William McChesney Martin, Jr. (who famously said that the job of central bankers was to take the punch bowl away just as the party got going) as Chairman of … Continue reading

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Getting ready for 2014-2015

First of all, I would like to thank the dozen or so schools which have ordered books through Amazon.com recently for their adoption of the book. If you have ordered class sets of the student exercise books, please drop me … Continue reading

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If you got a postcard…

…thank you for visiting the website. This week I got a message from a school in Hong Kong that is using the second edition of the book which clearly expresses why it is the most effective I.B. economics learning resource … Continue reading

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Another exam session down, a new article, and shipping dates

First of all, I would like to congratulate all of this year’s graduating I.B. students (and their teachers) on having completed their exams. I wish you all the best as you move onto your next adventures. As well, I would … Continue reading

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