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1/28/2020

One way to go about getting the concepts of redistribution of resources and/or structural change over to students is by starting with discussion of a real world example. Last week the move by WesTrac to establish a training centre in Collie WA is a great example. The c...

12/13/2019

One way to get your kids even more involved in EandB ideas is with music. A couple of songs that I have listened to recently and gone' that's EandB!!!' are:

  • Poverty Line by Good Boy

  • Shutting Down This Town by Jimmy Barnes

The idea is to use a songs as the 'ho...

11/12/2019

Look out for the series of items by Alan Kohler on the performance of the Australian economy. They should be a useful stimulus to EandB in Year 10 and for Economics Year 11/12 students.

They were due to be screened on ABC tv on the 7.30 Report this week. However, Leigh...

11/6/2019

Click below to read an interesting perspective from Paddy Manning on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal signed the other day. As well as good professional reading it would be a good thing to discuss as a class (EandB Year 9 and Econs Year 12).

Th...

9/25/2019

We now have some sample pages on the website from Participation and Influences in the Marketplace - the new EandB Education book for Year 8 that will be available for purchase from the first week in November.

Here's a link to let you have a sneak peak at the sample - ju...

8/26/2019

If you are looking for an independently produced examination paper (with marking key) for either Year 11 or Year 12 then the Economics Teachers' Association is your answer. You can order the Semester 2 examinations now from one of the sliders on the ETAWA homepage at:...

8/26/2019

After a long period spent researching and writing, our Year 8 book - Participation and Influences in the Marketplace - is nearly ready for printing. It will have the same look and format as the Year 7 book. It covers all the content descriptors from the syllabus and co...

7/30/2019

The ABC allows you to investigate the components of federal government revenue and spending in an interactive manner. As you move between the main categories you see the more fine-grained level below.

You can also go back a few years and into the forward estimates.

I fou...

6/26/2019

I have just discovered Frank Conway, founder of Economic Rockstar. Frank is “dedicated in providing you with great resources and insightful information about economic-related content”.

Have a look at Frank’s website: www.economicrockstar.com

There Frank says that he has...

3/23/2019

Tim Besley is coming to Australia for the Australian Conference of Economists in Melbourne in July. Stay tuned for details about an opportunity to attend a presentation by Tim in Perth hosted by the Western Australian branch of the Economics Society of Australia.

Tim is...

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