Introductory Economics with Justice

Can viewing economics as a human study – through the prism of justice, fairness and natural law – help us better understand our world?

Economics with Justice seeks to show that freedom and

prosperity are possible for people everywhere, providing we follow economic laws and aim for a fair outcome from economic arrangements.

Register today for this free introductory course.

  • This is a free course (apart from a £10 admin fee)
  • Over ten weekly sessions – evenings or Saturday mornings – you’ll take a fresh approach to many of the major issues of our time
  • Evening sessions include a light supper and refreshments (for a reasonable cost)
  • Saturday sessions include a mid-morning refreshments break (with a small charge for tea/coffee)
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Available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday mornings.  

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Dates: 01 May - 22 July
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
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1. Humanity meets the universe

We start by establishing the role of justice in economics and how basic economics involve humans and our environment

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2. Capital and the production of wealth

We look at wealth production as a cycle of transformation of naturally occurring material

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3. The market and the importance of location

Exploring the nature of free exchange, and the fundamental importance of location in economics

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4. Credit and banking

This session shows how genuine credit works, and the importance of a civil society to economic activity

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5. The magic of money

What is money? How is it made and how does it work in a modern economy?

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6. Distribution of wealth

Explore the economic rent of land, the modern banking system, and the role of interest

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7. Taxation

This session explores the effects of the present tax system on the health of the economy

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8. Justice and public revenue

Examine fair methods of obtaining public revenue and effective solutions from around the world

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9. International trade

Explore the arguments for and against free trade and see how cycles of boom and bust are inevitable in today's economic arrangements

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10. Economics with justice

This final session summarises the course and the possibilities that the application of just economic principles offers

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