AQA assessment objectives


House price latest

House prices up by 5.2% in year to December 2017.

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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AQA assessment objectives



Demonstrate detailed knowledge of a range of facts and concepts included in the AS specification. Demonstrate clear understanding of terminology, institutions, models.


Apply concepts, numerical and graphical techniques, theories and models’ terminology - to issues arising in familiar and unfamiliar situations.


Select relevant concepts, models, theories and techniques, demonstrate, for the most part, development of logical explanations of economic problems and issues with focus and relevance.


Evaluate straightforward economic arguments and evidence by prioritising evidence and arguments, making judgments, reaching and presenting conclusions.

Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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GDP latest

UK grows by 0.3% in 1st quarter of 2017.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

OECD - reducing income inequality will boost growth..more