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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...
  • 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...
  • Banks
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    The Banking Game: Analysis of the Extinction of the Bank as Trusted Institution by Doreen Soutar
    7th August 2014
    Economics
    The Banking Game: Analysis of the extinction of the bank as trusted institution and...
  • TTIP
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    Podcast: Polly Jones of the World Development Movement Discusses TTIP
    4th May 2015
    Economics
    This is a podcast of Polly Jones talking about the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership...
  • applied economics
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    Education, Training and Applied Economics: A Digest
    5th March 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    The relationship between education and economics is an area of wide scope and considerable...
  • The Country of Origin (COO) Effect
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    The Country of Origin (COO) Effect by Doreen Soutar
    22nd June 2014
    Economics
    This literature review is divided into three main sections: This section looks at The...

 

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