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All The Questions About The Economy You Ever Wanted To Ask

Throughout history, thinkers have tried to understand what happens between human beings as they work, consume, exchange, and seek to improve their material situation. We will examine how various thinkers, from ancient Greece to the latest Nobel Laureates, have explored, explained, and shaped the economic world we live in.
  • Who is it for?

    The course is designed as a very basic introduction to economics, so no prior knowledge of the discipline is assumed. No mathematics or jargon will be called for - but a curious and questioning mind.

  • What does it cover?

    Students should establish what they hope to get from the course and evaluate their own progress in understanding the issues debated by politicians, journalists, and in their discussions with friends and colleagues. Detailed feedback will be privately given on class contributions and assessed against stated objectives.

  • What will it be like?

    The tutor will introduce each issue (with visuals), place it in context, and reveal what is at stake, before opening to a lively, well-grounded general discussion

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    Pen and paper, together with a curious and open mind, are the only requirements.

  • What could it lead to?

    Further courses in Economics, Politics, History or other Humanities and Social Sciences courses at the Centre

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All The Questions About The Economy You Ever Wanted To Ask

Throughout history, thinkers have tried to understand what happens between human beings as they work, consume, exchange, and seek to improve their material situation. We will examine how various thinkers, from ancient Greece to the latest Nobel Laureates, have explored, explained, and shaped the economic world we live in.

24 September 2024 – 10 December 2024
Tuesday, 18:30 to 20:30
Course Code:430
£175 / £61
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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