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  • Privatising Thames Water Creative commons image Icon Richard Ellis under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Privatising Thames Water

    By Michael Pryke

    How did a public utlity turn into a financial instrument?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • Privatising Thames Water

    Privatising Thames Water Creative commons image Icon Richard Ellis under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2017
    How did a public utlity turn into a financial instrument?
  • Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election? Creative commons image Icon Rob Brewer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election?

    By Professor Richard Murphy

    Worries that the economy might be heading downhill led Theresa May to call the surprise election, believes Richard...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2017

  • Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election?

    Did the economic outlook encourage a snap election? Creative commons image Icon Rob Brewer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Worries that the economy might be heading downhill led Theresa May to call the surprise election, believes Richard Murphy of City University.
  • What impact does your pet's food have on the environment? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: publicdomainpictures.net

    What impact does your pet's food have on the environment?

    By Dr Cailin Heinze

    Producing food for our four-legged friends comes with a massive environmental costs, explains Cailin Heinze.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2017

  • What impact does your pet's food have on the environment?

    What impact does your pet's food have on the environment? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: publicdomainpictures.net
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Mar 2017
    Producing food for our four-legged friends comes with a massive environmental costs, explains Cailin Heinze.
  • Are robots about to take jobs from the poor? Creative commons image Icon Steve Jurvetson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Are robots about to take jobs from the poor?

    By Aisling Irwin

    A new generation of robots could be expanding their career options - and that could be catastrophic news for the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Mar 2017

  • Are robots about to take jobs from the poor?

    Are robots about to take jobs from the poor? Creative commons image Icon Steve Jurvetson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Mar 2017
    A new generation of robots could be expanding their career options - and that could be catastrophic news for the poorest in the world, says Aisling Irwin.
  • Negotiating trade deals Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime - Dwnld777

    Negotiating trade deals

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    Peter Bloom tells us how negotiation of trade deals between nations and regions remain a crucial part of contemporary...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2017

  • Negotiating trade deals

    Negotiating trade deals Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime - Dwnld777
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2017
    Peter Bloom tells us how negotiation of trade deals between nations and regions remain a crucial part of contemporary economics and politics.
  • Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days? Creative commons image Icon Steven Depolo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days?

    By Gabriella Legrenzi

    Donald Trump is proudly acclaiming his great economic data. But is he actually enjoying a boom handed to him by...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Mar 2017

  • Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days?

    Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days? Creative commons image Icon Steven Depolo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2017
    Donald Trump is proudly acclaiming his great economic data. But is he actually enjoying a boom handed to him by President Obama? Gabriella Legrenzi considers...
  • Budget 2017: Instant reactions Creative commons image Icon Philip Hammond under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Budget 2017: Instant reactions

    By Jonquil Lowe

    Academics from around the UK share their first impressions of Philip Hammond's first budget.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2017

  • Budget 2017: Instant reactions

    Budget 2017: Instant reactions Creative commons image Icon Philip Hammond under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Mar 2017
    Academics from around the UK share their first impressions of Philip Hammond's first budget.
  • What would happen to the economy if we all stopped drinking? Creative commons image Icon Garry Knight under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What would happen to the economy if we all stopped drinking?

    By Aveek Bhattacharya

    If alcohol became so expensive consumption plummeted, would that be a bad thing for the economy? Not in the view of...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2017

  • What would happen to the economy if we all stopped drinking?

    What would happen to the economy if we all stopped drinking? Creative commons image Icon Garry Knight under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Mar 2017
    If alcohol became so expensive consumption plummeted, would that be a bad thing for the economy? Not in the view of Aveek Bhattacharya from the Institute of...
  • First, they came for the Marmite... but what next as the pound falls? Creative commons image Icon mhlosh under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    First, they came for the Marmite... but what next as the pound falls?

    By Ioannis Glinavos

    This week's short, sharp Marmite War between Tesco and Unilever might be the first of many such battles.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Oct 2016

  • First, they came for the Marmite... but what next as the pound falls?

    First, they came for the Marmite... but what next as the pound falls? Creative commons image Icon mhlosh under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Oct 2016
    This week's short, sharp Marmite War between Tesco and Unilever might be the first of many such battles.
  • Do people really behave in a rational way? Creative commons image Icon Derek Bruff under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Do people really behave in a rational way?

    By Professor Nicholas Hanley

    Economics depends, in a large part, on individuals making and behaving in a rational way. We might be wrong about...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2016

  • Do people really behave in a rational way?

    Do people really behave in a rational way? Creative commons image Icon Derek Bruff under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2016
    Economics depends, in a large part, on individuals making and behaving in a rational way. We might be wrong about that, warns Nick Hanley.