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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:

  • The Great Good Place
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    Public Places Where We Meet And Share Are Third Places
    21st September 2015
    Economics, Sociology
    What is the value of a pub ?  How important is a cafe ? ...
  • Waste Hierarchy
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    Podcast: International Waste Management; Crises and Opportunities by David Brown
    2nd May 2015
    Economics, Ragged Podcasts, Sustainability
    Here David Brown, Waste Development David Officer for Derbyshire County Council, gives a talk...
  • 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...
  • Sir Humphrey Chetham
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    Is Economics a Dismal Science?
    15th February 2011
    About Ragged, Economics
    A famous quote is that of Thomas Carlyle stating economics as the dismal science....
  • I want to live not just exist
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    Catalysing Equitable Pay in the Private Sector: Equitable Pay as Procurement Criteria by Benjamine Irvine
    27th October 2015
    Economics
    In response to our Freedom of Information request Salford stated that although it did...
  • 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...

 

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