Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetTransforming 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: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £66.00
Course Date: Wed 20 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetEconomics 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: £189.00Senior fee: £151.00Concession: £83.00
Course Date: Thu 12 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe 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: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £66.00