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 your interest today for this introductory course.

  • Enrolments for Spring Term 2020 opening soon; please call the office for details
  • Over ten weekly sessions 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)
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Available on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings,  and Saturday mornings.  

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1. Economics with Justice

We start by exploring the scope of economics, the nature of justice and how justice operates in the economic realm.

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2. The Nature of society

We look at the structure of human society centred on the family and the ways the family interacts with the community

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3. Not Stealing

We examine the nature of wealth and capital, how they are produced and how they are distributed

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4. Mother Earth

We explore our dependence on the natural world and the importance of our relationship with it for our prosperity and well-being

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5. The importance of Work

We look at the business of making a living and how important work is for our welfare

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6. Credit and Money

We explore what credit and money are with examples to show how credit can work to enhance our freedom and prosperity.

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7. Do as you would be done by

This session is about exchange, trade and how the market works. We also explore the limits of the market

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8. Responsible and irresponsible banking

We look at banks, their role, what happens when things go wrong and how banks can work effectively for the good of the economy

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9. Public services and the role of Government

We look at the role of Government and how public services are paid for

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10. Just public revenue

The final session pieces together the different aspects of economics with justice with examples of good practice

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