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Economics Made Simple

-Created 24-08-2020

Financial Services

location Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square

Course Title:   Economics Made Simple
Course Category:   Financial Services
Duration:   8 weeks
Course Content
10 Feb: Economic development, the last 200 years and more (Tom McDonnell)

17 Feb: Schools of economic thought, economic crises, and the battle of ideas (Tom McDonnell)

24 Feb: Inequality and poverty (Ciarán Nugent)

2 Mar: A spin through the Irish labour market (Ciarán Nugent)

9 Mar: The future of work (Paul Mac Flynn)

23 Mar: Political economy case study: corporation tax (Guest Lecturer)

30 Mar: Climate change and the just transition (Paul Goldrick-Kelly)

6 Apr: Where do we go from here? Industrial development on the island of Ireland (TBD)
If you have ever wondered why fat cats get rich, or bankers get bonuses and what prompted the global economic crash, these lectures will explain why economics matter. A panel of experts from the Nevin institute will be unlocking the secrets, the jargon and the language that can confuse those unfamiliar with this topic.
Course provider information
Contact person:   Peoples College
Course Email:
Contact:   +353 (0)1 8735879
Institute:   Peoples College
Location:   Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square