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Our Economy

By | Copyright Year:2015 | ISBN-13: 9780170352604

Published:29/09/2014
OUR ECONOMY is about the economic world — how economic decisions affect people, communities and countries, how events have causes and effects, how producers and consumers have rights and responsibilities, how groups such as governments make decisions that affect people and communities, how people’s management of resources affects sustainability, how the ideas and actions of people in the past have had a significant effect on people’s lives, and how people pursue economic growth through business, enterprise and innovation.

CONTENTS

1 What the economy is about
2 Your economic world
3 Empire-building
4 Feudalism as an economic system
5 Voyages of discovery
6 The Industrial Revolution
7 The Great Depression of the 1930s
8 The difference between capitalism and communism
9 The New Zealand economy
10 Trade
11 Money
12 Taxes
13 Budgets
14 Consumers
15 Labour
16 Gold in the economy
17 Economic inequality
18 Rich countries and poor countries
19 Poverty
20 Rights and responsibilities
21 Economic issues
22 Globalisation
23 Economic migrants
24 Innovation
25 The green economy
26 The future

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ruth Naumann is an experienced Social Studies teacher and the author of numerous social studies publications.

FEATURES

The activities are skill-based. They are designed to be accessible to all ability groups and to encourage understanding of past, present and future economic issues

Our Economy focuses on essential learning about New Zealand society while encompassing a variety of settings, perspectives, processes and essential skills.

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This teacher resource supports the Our Economy Student Book. The Our Economy Teacher's Resource CD contains: • Comprehensive answers to all questions and activities in the Our Economy textbook • Extra sets of multi-choice questions • Various extension activities • Research activities • Additional document interpretation activities • Additional image-based questions • Wordfinds Our Economy is about the economic world — how economic decisions affect people, communities and countries, how events have causes and effects, how producers and consumers have rights and responsibilities, how groups such as governments make decisions that affect people and communities, how people’s management of resources affects sustainability, how the ideas and actions of people in the past have had a significant effect on people’s lives, and how people pursue economic growth through business, enterprise and innovation.
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