Economics IA Articles for the IB 2016-2017

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September 12th, 2016

Finding a suitable newspaper article can be tricky and often you might not know if it is suitable for your Econ IA portfolio. The following links below are recently selected IA Newspaper articles, approved by an IB Econ teacher and ready for your use:


Demand and Supply or Market Failure: Externalities and Supply and Supply and Theory of the Firm (HL) of the Firm (HL) Intervention and Market Failure Failure: Externalities



Economic Growth, Unemployment and Inflation
Economic Growth




Protectionism General
Protectionism and Retaliation
Economic Integration and Protectionism
Economic Integration – Free Trade



Aid vs Trade
Micro Credits
Fair Trade
Millennium Development Goals / Sustainable Development Goals
Economic Indicators


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