How and why do patterns of employment structure vary over time? How might changing technology affect employment structures and opportunities?
The location of economic activities.
What factors influence decisions about where to locate different economic activities? How and why have the locations of different activities changed? What are MNCs and how do they affect patterns of work and development? How do MNCs affect the areas in which they operate, both economically and socially?
Economic activity and the environment.
How does economic activity affect people and the environment?
How might environments damaged by economic activity be managed?
What are the causes of climate change?
What are the social, economic and environmental consequences of climate change?
What steps can be taken to reduce the consequences of climate change to ensure a sustainable future?