Economics with Justice Part 3: Growth

Welcome to Economics with Justice Part 3: Growth, Sustainability and Human Development.

This course begins by recognising three levels of operation - principle, policy and practical precept.

It proposes three simple principles of unity, interconnectivity and responsibility.

Together we apply these principles to the themes of growth, sustainability and human development.

By combining recent radical developments in economic thinking with a more traditional approach to human values and uses case studies from Botswana, Thailand, and Great Britain, what unfolds is a new economics that serves both humanity and the planet, re-establishing a partnership between the human presence and the natural world leading to a more natural way of living.

Economics with Justice Part 3 can be attended before or after Part 2: Ideas, allowing you to learn about the areas of this fascinating subject that are of most interest to you.

Part 3 will be available on Monday evenings this term.

Enrol online, on the phone by 20 July or via Direct Debit before 15 August to benefit from the discounted rate of £100 (£120 standard).

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Dates: 23 Sept - 07 Dec
Where: 11 Mandeville Place, W1U 3AJ
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1. Essential principles

We start to explore the essential principles of economics with justice: unity, interconnectivity, responsibility

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2. The cycle of transformation

Discovering the concept of throughput

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3. Growth

How do we distinguish between different types of growth and their impact?

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4. Credit creation

Exploring credit creation and its effect on different types of growth

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5. Society

Considering society as a network of relationships, aiming to free people from the restrictions of necessity

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6. Financing development

Using resource rents for public revenue

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7. The architecture of a sustainable economy

Resilience through interconnectivity

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8. The steady state economy

The power of cultural norms and ideas to shape society

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9. Sufficiency economy

How can we put well-being before growth?

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10. Economic freedom and justice

What transformations are needed to bring about Economics with Justice?

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