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Hey guys,

I haven't come across a thread about the economics exam in jan 2010 for As!
Anyone taking that exam!? I am finding it quite hard...! Any question,help!?
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Hey guys,

I haven't come across a thread about the economics exam in jan 2010 for As!
Anyone taking that exam!? I am finding it quite hard...! Any question,help!?
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Hey, I did this exam two years ago - its the easiest economics exam you'll sit! Hope it goes well! Revise definitions, diagrams and essays!
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understand what is meant by a 'competitive market' and explain the role of a market in allocating scarce resources; .. from the OCR spec
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND THAT .. anyone care to explain ?
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Hey guys,

I haven't come across a thread about the economics exam in jan 2010 for As!
Anyone taking that exam!? I am finding it quite hard...! Any question,help!?
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It really isn't too bad. Did it last year, and I thought I had majorly cocked up some questions. Turned out I got an A
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It really isn't too bad. Did it last year, and I thought I had majorly cocked up some questions. Turned out I got an A
do you have any notes that could be helpful....I have 10 days and haven't got a clue on where to start!
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do you have any notes that could be helpful....I have 10 days and haven't got a clue on where to start!
I've got notes, but they're all on paper ! Plus I need them for my A2 Micro exam - it's synoptic you see. But I have some notes on my computer for the AS Macro exam....message me when you need those and I'll send them to you
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we allwed to tlk abt this exam yet!?
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we allwed to tlk abt this exam yet!?
Yes - OCR exams are only taken in the UK (thus at the same time).

I thought it was quite a good paper!
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we allwed to tlk abt this exam yet!?
what did you write for last 18 marker questions? could you write about tradable permits?
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what did you write for last 18 marker questions? could you write about tradable permits?
I wrote about them but only for like one paragraph
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what else did you write about then?
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I wrote about them but only for like one paragraph
what else did you write about then?
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what else did you write about then?
trading permits is a regulation so thats what the magority of your paper should have been on. than say what else the government can do such as a tax.
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How taxes could be imposed on firms emitting high levels of carbon. Also how the government could subsides firm in order for them to invest in new technology/equiptment so the emit less carbon.
what about you?
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trading permits is a regulation so thats what the magority of your paper should have been on. than say what else the government can do such as a tax.
mate r u sure tradeble permit is a regulations ?. everyone saying it isnt to me.
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trading permits is a regulation so thats what the magority of your paper should have been on. than say what else the government can do such as a tax.
Surely regulation and tradable permits are different things? There are too many solutions to talk about them all, the bulk should be evaluation of regulation.
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How taxes could be imposed on firms emitting high levels of carbon. Also how the government could subsides firm in order for them to invest in new technology/equiptment so the emit less carbon.
what about you?
yeh i talked about other regulations such as fine, banning, licence requirement and tax. i didnt talk about subsidies.
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The exam was easy! Plus it was about Maldives! Yay!
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yeh i talked about other regulations such as fine, banning, licence requirement and tax. i didnt talk about subsidies.
That should be fine, i gave banning and fines as examples to. Good luck
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Surely regulation and tradable permits are different things? There are too many solutions to talk about them all, the bulk should be evaluation of regulation.
in my ocr economics book by the man who rights this exam says "therefore tradable permits is a regulation"
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