Topic 1 - The Global Economy

Globalisation

Trade

Resurrection of the TPP: Economics Update 27 Jan 2018.

Alibaba facilitating Australian exports: Economics Update 27 Aug 2017.

Potential free trade agreement with Pacific Alliance (a trading bloc): Economics Update 2 Jul 2017.

Trump's withdrawal from TPP: Economics Update 29 Jan 2017.

Financial Flows

Foreign Investment

Technology, Transport and Communication

Amazon's entry in Australia: Economics Update 27 Jan 2018.

International Division of Labour

International Organisations

IMF bailing Mongolia out: Economics Update 26 Feb 2017.

Protection

US-China trade war (example of embargo): Economics Update 10 Sep 2017.

Potential tariff/quota on Chinese steel dumping: Economics Update 16 Jul 2017.

Economic Development

Topic 2 - Australia's Place in the Global Economy

Balance of Payments

Current account deficit at lowest level: Economics Update 18 Jun 2017.

IMF bailing Mongolia out (narrow export base similar to Australia): Economics Update 26 Feb 2017.

Exchange Rates

Australian dollar at two-year high: Economics Update 10 Sep 2017.

Effects of a strong Australian dollar: Economics Update 30 Jul 2017.

Free Trade and Protection in Australia

Resurrection of the TPP: Economics Update 27 Jan 2018.

Potential free trade agreement with Pacific Alliance (a trading bloc): Economics Update 2 Jul 2017.

Topic 3 - Economic Issues

Economic Growth

Whether Australia's mining boom is over: Economics Update 26 Mar 2017

Australia's record economic growth: Economics Update 12 Mar 2017.

Unemployment

Unemployment at 5.5% in May 2017: Economics Update 18 Jun 2017.

Inflation

RBA revealing interest rate forecasts (influencing inflationary expectations): Economics Update 26 Feb 2017.

External Stability

See HSC Topic 2, Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates.

Distribution of Income

Effect of axing negative gearing: Economics Update 27 Jan 2018.

Wage gender gap: Economics Update 26 Mar 2017.

Environmental Sustainability

Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement: Economics Update 4 Jun 2017.

Topic 4 - Economic Policies and Management

Economic Objectives

Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement (example of conflicting economic objectives): Economics Update 4 Jun 2017.

Fiscal Policy

Effect of axing negative gearing: Economics Update 27 Jan 2018.

Macron's economic policies in France: Economics Update 21 May 2017.

Monetary Policy

RBA leaving cash rate on hold in May 2017 meeting: Economics Update 7 May 2017.

RBA revealing interest rate forecasts: Economics Update 26 Feb 2017.

Microeconomic Policy

Regulation of the Google 'monopoly' in the EU (example of competition policy): Economics Update 2 Jul 2017.

Abolishment of 457 visa: Economics Update 23 Apr 2017.

Labour Market Policy

7-Eleven exploiting workers: Economics Update 30 Jul 2017.

Environmental Management

Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement: Economics Update 4 Jun 2017.