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The Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Economics syllabus develops an understanding of economic theory, terminology and principles. Learners study the economics of different countries and how these interrelate. They also learn to work with simple economics data and to use the tools of economic analysis. Learners apply understanding of economics to current economic issues.
The Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Economics syllabus provides a foundation for further study, including Cambridge International AS & A Level Economics, or the equivalent.
This syllabus is graded from 9 to 1 but is otherwise the same as Cambridge IGCSE Economics (0455). You will find past papers and other resources for Cambridge IGCSE Economics (0455); these may be useful for teaching Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Economics (0987).
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