Free course

Living and working in the new economy

Free statement of participation on completion

The new 'service economy': is it a direct result of globalisation? This free course, Living and working in the new economy, examines the switch from manufacturing to services and looks at the impact of information and communication technologies on the economy as a whole. The 'new economy' has many benefits, but at what cost?

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • appreciate different understandings of the new economy
  • understand claims about the benefits and costs of the new economy.