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New Explainer from the RBA: Unemployment

New Explainer: NAIRU
In response to teacher requests, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has created a new Explainer covering the Non-Accelerating Inflation Rate of Unemployment (NAIRU). It explores what the NAIRU is, why it is important and what determines its level. 

RBA: Economic Update video

Economic Update video
A recording of our recent Economic Update webinar for senior high school students is now available on our Videos page. The talk covers the latest developments in the Australian economy and features Rachael Fitzpatrick and chief economist Luci Ellis.  

New EconoBites for Year 11 and 12 ATAR

EconoBites are 'bite sized' items that you can use with your students. The emphasis is on applications of Economics to current situations or events that are relevant to the syllabus content for a particular year. Check out the two latest EconoBites for Year 11 and 12 Economics teachers and students.
Suitable for the Year 12 Unit 3 topics, Pattern of Trade and Balance of Payments, this ‘bite’ explores the changing pattern of trade in Australia since 2010.
Australia's Trade (NEW)

This econobite explores Australia's macroeconomic performance since the start of the global pandemic. It looks at changes in Real GDP and spending patterns since 2017. Suitable for Year 11 students studying Australia's macroeconomic performance.
The economy continues to recover after the recession of 2020 (NEW)

NEW! - Year 11 Economics ATAR - Practice Examination

In addition to our regular publications, ETAWA has recently developed a practice Semester 2 examination for Year 11 (Units 1 and 2).
This is available now to order online.
The examination has been written by an experienced writer and includes the examination, a multiple choice answer sheet and an analytical marking key that reflects the marking guides used in the final ATAR examination developed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority.
This will be a great resource for teachers to use with their Year 11 students leading up to the examination period.

The price for the examination is only $30.

The Year 11 Practice examination (and marking key) will be dispatched via email within 48 hours of purchase.


Saturday 28th August, 2021

Steven Kemp, Co-Author of ‘Investigating Economics’ presented a revision seminar on Unit 3 and 4 of the Economics ATAR course. This seminar covered the key concepts and models from the Unit 3 and 4 content, as well as provide tips and hints on how you can improve your exam performance in the 2021 Economics ATAR Examination.
This presentation will be available to all students until Monday 13th September. Click on the 'Read More' link below to access the presentation.

CCIWA Student Economic Forum

The CCIWA Student Economic Forum in partnership with the Economics Teacher's Association of WA  is now in its 24th year. 
We're pleased to present 2021 year 12 economic students with study support resources and career advice. 
The Student Economic Forum page includes:

Study Tips for the 2021 Economics ATAR Examination presented by Steven Kemp
Career guidance and advice
Economics resources on the state of the WA economy

Please visit the forums website by clicking on the link below.

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