Economic studies

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  1. Alternative thinking about the economy

    Course Date: Thu 3 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We are told “there is no alternative”. Discuss heterodox economic theories to challenge this proposition. Find reasons to believe in a different future, or to accept the existent.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £30.00

  2. Economic theories

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Transforming nature, trading goods - we call it the economy. Scientists and sages across cultures have been discussing it for centuries. What do they have to tell us? Is there really no alternative? Tutor: Christian Michel.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

  3. Economics for humanists: basics about the economy

    Course Date: Wed 20 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Economics studies human behaviour as we obtain the goods we desire in a world where scarcity exists. This course will be using a critical thinking and ethics approach to economics, rather than mathematical models, to better understand what we and fellow humans do when we work, exchange, coordinate with others, consume, and invest.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  4. Global economy and finance

    Course Date: Thu 12 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The course will try to make sense of what’s going on. We will question the known suspects, bankers, speculators, lax regulators, and also examine the system they operate in, fractional reserve banking in a global financial market. We will review competing theories that seek to explain the crisis and offer ways to overcome it.

    [Note: an advanced course open to all who have some prior knowledge of economics and those students who have followed HB010 or HB028]. Tutor: Christian Michel.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

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