The solutions to the exercises in the **first** **edition** of the book are contained in the PDF file below:

Answer Key – Complete – WFTNIBE

Up until mid-2014 this solution key was sent only to teachers who had ordered books. However, as the second edition has now superseded the first edition with regards to classroom use, the first edition is increasingly being used by students for their own private study and revision. Making the solutions freely available is intended to help them in their learning.

For the **second edition**, the full solutions are contained only in the accompanying printed teachers’ guide, which is sold to accompany class sets of ten books or more. However, the answers to selected exercises are included at the back of the student exercise book to aid student self-assessment.

Dear Mr. McBride

We have a class set of Workbook for the New IB Economics here at Prague British School but I have just started working here and the solutions must have been sent to my predecessor. I would be most grateful if you could please send me the solutions, so I can use your book in class without having to work through every exercise

Regards

Paul Gilliland

Dear Paul,

Thanks for your message. I will send the solutions off to you right away. As well, if you would like to order books for next year, I would ask you to let me know by the end of November so that I can send them from my store of books in Oman, home of the $5.20/kg worldwide airmail postal rate.

Best wishes,

Bryce

Dear Mr. McBride,

We have purchased the Workbook for the New IB Economics as our library resource for our Economics teacher & students at Bombay International School, India. We shall be most grateful if you could please send us the free PDF file of solutions.

Thanking you.

Thank you for your email. I know I must have sent the solutions to you last year but, as a PDF file, it is easy to see how they might have gotten lost in the meantime. Anyway, I will send you the file right away. Thanks for using the resource – if you want additional copies I would encourage you to order them before the end of November as after that time I will be sending the books out from Canada, and will have to increase the price to take into account higher postage fees.

I have purchased the Workbook for the New I.B. Economics but did not receive a free PDF file of solutions, if you could please send it to me that would be great.

Thanks.

I would be happy to send you the file to the email address indicated in your post. If you could write and let me know from where you bought your copy and at what school you are teaching, I would appreciate it – it is interesting for me to keep a record of where the book is being used.

Bryce

I got my copy from Hayah International Academy. It’s in Egypt. How soon can I have the file sent to me?

I sent it earlier today. If you did not receive it, pop me an email and I will send it again.

Thanks,

Bryce

Dear Mr. McBride,

We have purchased the workbook for new IB Economics for the students in our school. It would be highly appreciated if you could you please send pdf file solutions to me.

Many thanks and warm regards.,

Sowmya

Dear Sowmya,

Great to hear that you are using the book with your students. I will send you an email in a few minutes with the solutions key.

Bryce

Hi Mr. McBride:

I have a copy of your workbook (it’s great!), but when this was given to me by my administrators it did not include a PDF of the correct answers. Would you send that to me at steven.bushong@windermereprep.com? Thanks!

-Steve Bushong

Hi Steven,

I have just sent you the solutions by email.

All the best,

Bryce

Hi Mr. McBride:

I have a copy of you book, which i bought from amazon and it is the best practice book i found for my students! I am teaching IB Econ in China and it is really hard to get resources. However, i didn’t get the solution book and could you please send me a pdf version of it to qiyuli12345@yeah.net?

Thank you

Thank you for the kind words about the book. I will send you the solutions key PDF in a few minutes.

Happy New Year,

Bryce

Dear McBride,

Hi, I have just started teaching IB Economics in Mumbai India, and using workbook 2nd edition with my students. At present I have to steal my time to solve these exercises myself.

I will appreciate if I can receive a solution for this book.

Regards

bipinkala

Dear Bipinkala,

Thank you for your message. Sadly, I am not sending out solutions keys to all who purchase single copies of the book. Only schools which purchase a class set of at least ten copies of the student text are permitted to order an accompanying teachers’ guide.

However, if you are using the book as a supplemental resource, there are still lots of answers and solutions available. First, there are the solutions in the back of the student exercise book. Second, the solutions to the Paper 3-style questions that are found in the book are available for free online from http://www.gumroad.com/bryce (the specific link is printed on the solutions page in the exercise book).

I hope this is helpful. As well, as I think BDS ordered a copy of the first edition, and as many of the exercises are the same or similar in the two editions, you may find the solutions for the first edition of the book helpful when looking at the questions in the second edition exercise book. The solutions for the questions in the first edition are freely available on the website, on the ‘Solutions’ page.

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Mr. McBride,

I have purchased the workbook for new IB Economics. It would be highly appreciated if you could you please send pdf file solutions to me.

Regards.

Dear Rebecca,

It appears you are a student at the Australian International School, Singapore. I passed the solutions key to the economics teacher there in December, so if you seek the solutions to the exercises in the book, I would suggest asking Mr Bhogal.

Best wishes,

Bryce

Dear Bryce,

I am an new Economics teacher and I have purchased your workbook as well as the HL Paper 3.

I would like to request for solutions to the workbook. I have also downloaded some of your tests from your blog and I wonder if you have answers to these tests and quizes as well.

Best regards

Alric

Dear Alric,

Thank you for your interest and support. I shall email a file containing the solutions in a few minutes.

Regarding the tests, I believe I do have some model answers up for some of them but sadly I do not have model answers prepared for all of them.

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Mr. McBride

My older brother has left me your workbook, to study from for next year, however he did not send me the solutions. I would be very appreciative if you could be send me the pdf file with the solutions. Thank you

Dear Mark,

Thanks for your comment. If the book is being used by your school, I would rather not send the solutions key to you, but if you are using it independently, pop me an email and I will be happy to send you the solutions.

Bryce

No my school does not use your book however my brother told me it was the best one to study from and it is. So could you please send it me the solutions, because I would really like to know if I’m answers correctly or not.

Dear Mark,

Thank you for your kind words. I just sent you the solutions by email.

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Bryce,

My students and I are enjoying your book immensely. I bought a copy of it when I was working in Bahrain and am now using your book here at Newton College, Peru. Would you be so kind as to please send me the solutions.

Best Wishes Victoria McGregor: Head of Economics

Dear Victoria,

Thank you for your complimentary email. I will send you the solutions in a moment. I would like to also draw your attention to the fact that the second edition of the book is now available. The link to the free online lessons is on this website and I would encourage you to order student exercise books and a teachers’ guide to round things out and give your students access to the best IB economics learning resource available.

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Mr. McBride,

We have purchased the workbook for new IB Economics for the students in our school. It would be highly appreciated if you could you please send pdf file solutions to me.

Ps. My students really like the workbook and find it very useful!

Dear Julia,

Thank you for your kind words – I will get the solutions to you in a moment, as I assume you bought the first edition of the book. Feel free to use the free online lessons for the second edition available at https://gumroad.com/l/qDOE as the lessons for the two editions still line up well. One last thing – if you could tell me at which school are you teaching and through which supplier you received the books, I would appreciate it.

Thanks,

Bryce

Dear. Mr.McBride,

I purchased the Workbook for the New IB Economics through the amazon recently.

It would be highly appreciated if you could please send me the pdf file of solutions to me.

Thank you in advance!

Dear Rachel,

Thank you for your note – I have just sent the solutions key to you by email.

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Bryce,

We have just adopted the Economics workbook at our school, but do not have the solutions to it. Much appreciate if you can send me the pdf file with solutions. I find it a great resource for IB revision. My email: pravhk@yahoo.com.hk

Regards

Pravin Bhardwaj

Dear Pravin,

Thank you for your note – the book is now out in a second edition as well, which you may be interested in looking at in the future. I will email you the solutions in a moment.

Bryce

Dear Bryce,

I have ordered a set through amazon of your economics workbook (the first revision). I would really appreciate if you could send me solutions to this textbook at ian.mcwray@gmail.com

Regards

Ian McWray

Dear Ian,

Thanks for your note. I will send the solutions to you in a moment.

Bryce

Dear Mr.McBride,

I have just ordered the Workbook for the New IB Economics (2nd edition) Exercises for my school. However, I do not have the solutions for it. If it is at all possible, I would really appreciate it if you could send me a PDF file with the solutions. It would be an extremely beneficial resource for my classes. My email is: emmersonchristina@gmail.com

Kind regards,

Christina Emmerson

Dear Christina,

Thank you for your message. Sadly, I can’t send you a PDF of solutions as for the second edition the complete set of solutions is only available in the teachers’ guide, which is printed.

If you have ordered/purchased a class set of the student books, I will be happy to send you a teachers’ guide for $30, inclusive of worldwide shipping (less if you are in North America).

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Bryce,

We are using the Economics workbook (1st edition) at our school, but do not have the solutions to it. I would very much appreciate if you can send me the pdf file with solutions. My students are finding it very helpful.

Thank you,

Chris Eberle

Dear Chris,

It is great to hear that the book is being used at Raha International School – please say ‘hi’ to my old friend Wayne MacInnis, with whom I had the pleasure of working in the early 1990s.

Please also be sure to, even if you are using the first edition book, refer your students to the online lessons from the second edition that are available on the website as they do incorporate some improvements, in particular to the lessons on externalities and the balance of payments.

Regarding your request, I will send the solutions file to you in a moment

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Bryce,

My son is doing the IB program at Raha International School in Abu Dhabi and he could really benefit from the solutions PDF. Would you be kind enough to share it?

That would be greatly appreciated,

Regards, Hossam

Dear Hossam,

Thank you for your note. I wrote you an email just now but wanted to post as well that students are welcome to ask their teachers for the solutions to the book’s problems where the book is being used in class. I know that your son’s teacher has the PDF of solutions and I am sure that he would be willing to let your son look at it to check his answers.

All the best,

Bryce

Hello Bryce

Our district (Through Ed Coleman, at Helen Dixon) has just recently ordered a class copy of workbooks. As I will be teaching the course this semester I was hoping that I could get the teacher key materials sent to me

Many Thanks

Martin Runge

Correlieu Secondary

850 Anderson Drive

Quesnel, BC, V2J 1G4

Dear Martin,

Thank you for your note. From where have you ordered/are you ordering the books? I ask because I have received no such order, but it could well be in the works. As well, have you ordered the first edition or the second edition of the book? I will go ahead and send you the PDF of solutions for the first edition for now. If you have ordered the second edition, I will send the teachers’ guide for that book along with your student copies.

All the best,

Bryce

Dear Bryce

I bought your Economics workbook 1st edition for my students, but do not have the solutions to it. I would very much appreciate if you can send me the pdf file with solutions.

Thank you

The Malay College Kuala Kangsar

Perak 33000

Malaysia

Dear Rohana,

Wonderful to hear from you! I will pop you an email in a moment with the solutions attached.

All the best,

Bryce

Hi Bryce,

We ordered copies of the first edition of the workbook for the new IB Economics, however, we never got in touch to get the solutions. Would you mind emailing the PDF?

Many thanks,

Greg

Dear Greg,

I will pop an email off to you in a moment with the solutions attached. Incidentally, the second edition of the book is now available from Richard Heath’s IB Bookshop. I would invite you to have a look at a copy to consider for next year.

All the best,

Bryce

Hi Bryce

Just started using the book this past year and my students and I are really enjoying it. I was wondering if there is a way to access the solutions to the test and quizzes you have posted either in the solution guide or online. Thank you

Hi Mark,

Thank you for your comment, as you raise a good point. I haven’t made up answer keys to the tests and quizzes found in the book and online as the IB itself is sort of vague as to such things – they do make mark schemes but then they always add ‘any other reasonable answers should also be given full consideration’ or some such. Essentially, so long as diagrams are spot on, as per the syllabus, 2 marks. So long as a diagram is correct, correctly labelled and appropriate, 2 marks. So long as that diagram is explained fully, both in terms of what it is intended to illustrate and in terms of what the points in the diagram refer to, another 2 points. And then, moving on to evaluation, so long as the student has looked at the effectiveness and accordance with theory of a policy solution, and had a look at the long-term and short term impacts of said policy decision, and then, at the end, made a definitive judgement concerning the wisdom or folly of the proposed policy, they ought to be rewarded nearly full marks. If there is no definitive judgement, they ought not earn more than 5 out of 8, and if there are errors in their reasoning or big omissions in their evaluation, less, but so long as they make and substantiate a good 4 or 5 good points and actually evaluate, they usually are in the 6-8 range.

I hope this is helpful. Thanks again for writing.

All the best for a great school year.

Bryce

Dear Mr.Bryce

I have just started using this book last month. However, after ordering your workbook for the New I.B. Economics in second edition, I haven’t received a copy of the solutions. Could you send me a copy of the solutions in PDF files by email? Thank you very much.

Best wishes!

Dorothy

Hi Dorothy,

Thank you for your message. I have written you an email already, but I will reiterate what I have said there here as well. If you have a class set of the books, reply to my email and let me know where you ordered your books and I will send you a teachers’ guide. However, if you just have a single copy of the student exercise book, please be sure to look at the selected answers at the back of the book and follow the URL at the top of the page of selected answers to access the solution key for the Paper 3 questions.

I hope this is helpful and I look forward to hearing from you soon,

Bryce

Shanghai Singapore International School has purchased your book over the last several years and we (students and teachers) have found it very useful. The teacher have a request, if you have a digital teachers resource or or answer key for the 2nd edition it would be greatly appreciated if it could be shared with us.

Thank you for your time

Alexander Grace

Head of Department – Humanities

Shanghai Singapore International School

Hi Alexander,

Thank you for your message. I am happy to hear that you have been using the book and finding it useful with your students. Regarding your request, while I have a printed teachers’ guide, I have chosen not to release an electronic version. If you would like to order the printed teachers’ guide, I would be happy to send one to you. As well, I invite you to go to gumroad.com/bryce to access the worked solutions to the Paper 3 questions found in the book.

All the best,

Bryce

Hi,

I just ordered the workbook for the new IB economics second edition from Amazon. I teach IB economics at International school of Boston. Could I receive the worked solutions and the teacher’s guide as well?

Thank you,

Valerie

Hi Valerie,

Thank you for your comment. I have already sent you an email, but for the benefit of others, so long as you let me know how you would like to be invoiced (for payment by cheque or credit card) and your full postal address, I would be happy to send a copy of the teachers’ guide to you.

All the best,

Bryce