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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:

  • Celebrating the Third Place
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    Local Third Places and Re-Imagining Economies as Sustainable
    19th September 2015
    Economics
    Professor Ray Oldenburg has spent many years analysing the social function of what he...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Check Out Love Food Hate Waste: http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.com/
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    Foodsharing Edinburgh
    7th July 2015
    Economics, Interesting Projects
    We often hear rhetoric about the need to create more food and manipulate plants...
  • Intellectual property
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    Intellectual Property: History, Public Domain and Ideas by Alex Dunedin
    14th September 2015
    Economics, Poverty
    The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) refers to the 'products of the mind: inventions,...

 

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