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Making good use of the Web in A2 Economics Andy Beharrell (Triple A Learning) Andrew Ashwin (Biz/ed) John Sloman (UWE & Economics Network)

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1 Making good use of the Web in A2 Economics Andy Beharrell (Triple A Learning) Andrew Ashwin (Biz/ed) John Sloman (UWE & Economics Network)

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3 Thinking of doing Economics at University? Have a look at

4 Advantages of using Web resources Up-to-date Relevant (if you know where to look) Accessible Interesting Can use information to illustrate your answers The Internet Economist

5 Primary resources: News sites Economist FT BBC News Guardian/Observer Reuters Ananova

6 Primary resources: News portal sites Guardian World News Guide My virtual newspaper Google Econ. News news.google.com news.google.com Online Newspapers Blinkx John Slomans news links

7 Primary resources: UK official sites Government gateway Treasury Bank of England Parliament DTI Regulatory bodies

8 Primary resources: Data National Statistics BofE (M&FS) Pocket Databank Europa (E&FA) ications/europeaneconomy_en.htm ications/europeaneconomy_en.htm OECD Economic Outlook IMF Country briefings

9 Primary resources: Data banks & gateways Economics Network data access OFFSTATS Economagic Nationmaster Biz/ed Timeweb

10 Gateways and libraries Biz/ed Economics Network Tutor2U SOSIG WebEc RFE John Slomans hotlinks

11 Using Google Use Use Google Advanced.. Using … Searching within website Using Google toolbar


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