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The Ragged University project views economics in sustainable, equitable and local terms. In part it is about exploring what this means and identifying a humanised perspective of people in the ordinary business of everyday life:

  • Minimum wage
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    Tackling Income Inequality: Local Government Pay Policies by Benjamin Irvine
    17th September 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    Recent Background to Fair Pay in the Public Sector: The Hutton Review of Fair...
  • Kermit the frog
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    The Moral Marketplace by Doreen Soutar
    31st October 2015
    Economics
    As Kermit famously said, it’s not easy being green. And ironically, as ethical consumption...
  • staple foods
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    How Financial Speculation is Artificially Inflating Staple Food Prices
    18th June 2014
    Eclectic Articles, Economics, Poverty
    In 2011 investments in food derivatives stood at $126 billion compared to $3 billion...
  • Francis Hutcheson
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    Economics: Special Exam
    22nd September 2012
    About Ragged, Economics, Project
    In an attempt to make a holistic project model, I have been talking with...
  • The Corporation
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    The Corporation: Public Discussion on the Film
    3rd June 2015
    Economics
    Over the last two film and curry nights at Serenity Cafe in Edinburgh, we...
  • welsh economic regeneration
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    Understanding How to Support a Local Economy
    30th August 2012
    Economics
    These notes are summarised from the Key Findings of the Economic Scrutiny Committee Short...

 

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