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Economics and business / Year 10 / Economics and Business Knowledge and Understanding

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Indicators of economic performance and how Australia‚Äôs economy is performing (ACHEK050)

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  • identifying indicators of economic performance such as economic growth rates, unemployment trends, inflation rates, sustainability indexes
  • investigating the performance of the Australian economy using key indicators and explaining fluctuations using phases of the business cycle
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Business cycles

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Australia's Trade through Time

Using an interactive timeline created by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides 12 series of learning experiences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian trade from 1900 to the present day. Students study videos, tables, images and texts in order ...

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Trade and Investment at a Glance

Using an illustrated report from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides ten learning sequences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian imports and exports. Students: identify Australia's major exports and imports; investigate international trade ...

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The Conversation: the state of the Australian economy

This article describes the state of the Australian economy, beyond the story of budget crisis. It is authored by an economics professor and is in plain language. The article provides links to a further collection of articles discussing the state of Australia from different political and social viewpoints.