An Extended Essay in Economics will enable you to apply and evaluate a particular aspect of economic theory to real-world situations within the last five years. Research may involve the collection of primary data through surveys and questionnaires, but may focus on analysing secondary sources such as government and multi-government publications, newspapers and research think tanks.

For more details about this Extended Essay option, read the subject-specific guidance from the IB Extended Essay guide below.

Economics guidelines.pdf

For recommendations from the examiner, read the Extended Essay report below.

Economics examiner's report.pdf

Example essays and examiner comments:

Economics example A essay.pdf

Essay A

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Economics example B essay.pdf

Essay B

Economics example A examiners comments.docx

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