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Do people really behave in a rational way?

Do people really behave in a rational way? Creative commons image 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.

The impact of Brexit on British wages

The impact of Brexit on British wages Creative commons image threefishsleeping - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom looks back and ahead at the effect of Brexit on British wages.

What's next for British wages?

What's next for British wages? Copyright free image Copyright free: Via Pixabay
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom looks at the future of wages in Britain.

Innovative efforts to raise wages

Innovative efforts to raise wages Creative commons image Image by uusc4all on Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom investigates the innovative efforts to raise wages that are happening around the world.

The reason for low wages

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
Peter Bloom outlines the current reasons for low wages and how the issue can be addressed.

Can Britain Have a Payrise?

Can Britain Have a Payrise? Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 18 Aug 2016
One hundred workers representing all levels of pay face each other in a studio to try and work out whether Britain can have a pay rise.

Rio 2016: Green pools, drug cheats, sexism and nationality - A short reading list

Rio 2016: Green pools, drug cheats, sexism and nationality - A short reading list Creative commons image Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasi under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2016
Why has the diving pool gone green? What does 'your team' mean in 2016? Will hosting the games make people happier? How sexist are the Olympics? A...

OpenLearn Live: 4th August 2016

OpenLearn Live: 4th August 2016 Creative commons image Kroon, Ron / Anefo; Nationaal Archief under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Aug 2016
A currency crisis creates a split in the Labour Party. Then more free learning across the day.