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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:

  • A lighthouse is a public good
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    Education As A Public Good: A Digest
    15th November 2014
    Economics, Education
    Broader approaches to societal development are often harder to “sell” than narrowly focused reforms...
  • Joseph Stiglitz
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    Joseph Stiglitz Talks About Creating A Learning Society
    14th September 2014
    Economics
    Joseph Stiglitz talks about the latest in his long line of books exploring economic...
  • Corporation
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    The Corporate Takeover of Education
    20th April 2015
    Economics, Education
    We are living in an age where increasingly the lifeworld we inherently own and...
  • 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...
  • purchasing
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    Ethnocentrism and Country of Origin Effects: The Process of Purchasing by Doreen Soutar
    17th June 2014
    Economics
    The early models of purchasing behaviour were developed in the 1970s, and were informed...
  • 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...

 

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