The effects of globalisation: the good, the bad and the ugly – Derby Day School Autumn 2017

magnets-2487101_1920.jpgGlobalisation is a complex and controversial subject with supporters and sceptics. We will examine its impact and the consequences for the private and public sectors in creating higher income inequality, social costs, removing labour rights and job protection, and weakening trade unions.

Tutor – Joe Marshall
Date – Saturday 21 October 2017
Time – 10:00am-12:00pm
Location WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Fee FREE

To book a place call 01332 291805 or email derbyoffice@wea.org.uk

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Understanding the current economic crisis – Summer 2016

EconomicsWe will consider a range of straightforward questions, including “What are the different economic theories?”, “How the Economy Works”, “Did it crash in 2008?”, “Where does Europe fit into the picture?” “Can quantitative easing work?”, “For whom should the economy work?” Plenty of time for discussion will be built into each session.

Tutor – Keith Venables and Christine Jordan
Date – Wednesday 7:00pm – 9:00pm, 7 meetings from 13 April 2016
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Fee – £53.90 or Free

Please contact the Derby office on 01332 291805 or derbyoffice@wea.org.uk to book a place.

Making sense of economics- Spring 2016

EconomicsEconomics is a fascinating subject which studies how societies use their limited resources to meet the wants and needs of their citizens. Economic forces impact upon all our lives every day; economics dominates the news and yet much of it remains a bit of a mystery. This introductory course seeks to demystify the forces that give us booms and busts, deficits and debts, riches and poverty.

Tutor – Kevin Foley
Fee – £53.90 or Free
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Date – Monday 1:00pm – 3:00pm, 7 meetings from 18 January 2016
Course Ref – C2335779