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    The working title of my EPQ is "Which post-war event has been the most economically significant in terms of impact on the British economy?"

    I aim to discuss the impacts of five different events, and at the moment I am thinking of talking about: 1967 pound devaluation, 1973 oil crisis/three day week, winter of discontent, Black Wednesday, 2008 crash and Brexit.

    That's six so I would have to eliminate one - any ideas on what I should choose? Or are there perhaps other events I could talk about instead?

    Apologies if this has been posted in the wrong place,

    Thanks a lot if you can help.
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    (Original post by joddcfc)
    The working title of my EPQ is "Which post-war event has been the most economically significant in terms of impact on the British economy?"

    I aim to discuss the impacts of five different events, and at the moment I am thinking of talking about: 1967 pound devaluation, 1973 oil crisis/three day week, winter of discontent, Black Wednesday, 2008 crash and Brexit.

    That's six so I would have to eliminate one - any ideas on what I should choose? Or are there perhaps other events I could talk about instead?

    Apologies if this has been posted in the wrong place,

    Thanks a lot if you can help.
    Hi! I'm afraid I don't know anything about history or economics, but I would suggest maybe dropping Brexit, as it is still an ongoing issue and therefore may be more difficult to write about?
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Hi! I'm afraid I don't know anything about history or economics, but I would suggest maybe dropping Brexit, as it is still an ongoing issue and therefore may be more difficult to write about?
    Yeah this is something I was considering. The fifth issue I would talk about would be written up around October which still gives time for events to unfold, but then again it may be a while until the full economic effects have started, thanks for the help
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    You could talk about the return to the gold standard in 1925 - really messed up the economy
    It was post WW1 so I guess it still counts
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    (Original post by joddcfc)
    Yeah this is something I was considering. The fifth issue I would talk about would be written up around October which still gives time for events to unfold, but then again it may be a while until the full economic effects have started, thanks for the help
    No problem! Good luck with your project!
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    You could talk about the return to the gold standard in 1925 - really messed up the economy
    It was post WW1 so I guess it still counts
    I was thinking more post-WW2, but that may be something to consider actually. Heard about it but don't know too much about it, sounds something like I would enjoy researching though - thanks for the suggestion!

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    No problem! Good luck with your project!
    Thanks!
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    I think that you could add Brexit in the introduction or an appendix, as the EPQ doesn't need a definite conclusion - it can say what next? If you have any EPQ questions, feel free to PM me as I did it this year. I also did Economics A2, but sadly my EPQ wasn't economics focussed.
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    I can't help with topics, but I really like your idea! Good luck with writing- it sounds very interesting
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    Also you could set it out in chapters, I think there's a book called with something like six moments that changed history in the title, have a look for that.

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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    I think that you could add Brexit in the introduction or an appendix, as the EPQ doesn't need a definite conclusion - it can say what next? If you have any EPQ questions, feel free to PM me as I did it this year. I also did Economics A2, but sadly my EPQ wasn't economics focussed.
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    Also you could set it out in chapters, I think there's a book called with something like six moments that changed history in the title, have a look for that.

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    Good idea actually, haven't thought of that. Chapters I was sort of planning anyway, but I will definitely have a look at that book to get an idea of the format, thanks. Thanks a lot for the PM offer, if I need help I'll drop you a message

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    I can't help with topics, but I really like your idea! Good luck with writing- it sounds very interesting
    Thanks a lot hopefully the finished project should be really interesting
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    (Original post by joddcfc)
    Good idea actually, haven't thought of that. Chapters I was sort of planning anyway, but I will definitely have a look at that book to get an idea of the format, thanks. Thanks a lot for the PM offer, if I need help I'll drop you a message



    Thanks a lot hopefully the finished project should be really interesting
    No problem. I just looked for it and I think the title is more like six moments of crisis or something. Hope you can find it!

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