Assessment Materials in Managerial and Business Economics

Nick Potts, Southampton Solent University

The student handout for a Level 2 Business Studies module in the economics of the European Business Environment includes many past exam and coursework questions.

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Kate Rockett, University of Essex, Tim Hatton, University of Essex

This course webpage supports an introductory module on economics for business as taught by Kate Rockett and Tim Hatton at the University of Essex in 2009/10. It provides an introductory overview of modern economics, including examples in microeconomics that have a bearing on the world of business, i.e., the organisation of firms, the economic implications of their objectives, and the markets in which they operate. It includes a module outline / handbook, lecture presentations, class exercises with solutions, coursework assignments and revision problems.

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John Scouller, Strathclyde University

Overheads and lengthy notes are available here for nine PowerPoint lectures, which are: Intro to Strategy, Purpose and Performance Part 1&2, Understanding Competition, Understanding Costs, Monopoly Power and Barriers to Entry, Cooperation, Create SCA, and Mergers and Acquisitions. Also included are exams in Word and PDF. This link is to's copy of the site.

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Todd Easton, University of Portland

This course page supports an MBA course at the University of Portland, as taught by Todd Easton in 2008. It covers Statistical and Quantitative Analysis and presents tools for descriptive statistics and details their effective use. The page features a range of course materials - syllabus, past exams, Java applets etc. but perhaps most importantly it includes a booklet on Excel skills, with accompanying data.

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Robert Marks, University of New South Wales
This course at the Australian Graduate School of Management introduces microeconomics for managers. The page archives slide shows as well as exercises for each of the six modules. The topics are: Strategic Decision Making; Credible Commitments; Repetition and Reputation; Bargaining; Tenders, Auctions, and Bidding; and Choosing the Right Game.

Study skills for Economics students

Our site Studying Economics has tips including writing and referencing, revision, and help with maths.

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