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Lectures /2548

Material supporting each of the lecture topics will be made available here.

For each lecture topic, suggested reading will be provided, as well as copies of lecture slides. Screencasts of the lecture slides, with audio, will be made available via Blackboard in the prior week. It is important to have watched the lectures and followed up the reading prior to that week’s seminar.

week 1: Module introduction [see module handbook]

Topic 1: Post-crisis Economics

week 2: post-crisis economics I – Intro

week 3: post-crisis economics II – HET

week 4: post crisis economics III – Modern Monetary Theory

week 5: post-crisis economics IV – Nobel prizes in Economics

Topic 2: Economics and ethics

week 7: Ethics and economics I – Markets and morals

week 8: Ethics and economics II – Underpinning concepts

week 9: Ethics and economics III – Defining business ethics

week 10: Ethics and economics IV – Dimensions of business ethics and CSR

week 11: Ethics and economics V – Do economists lack morals?

Topic 3: Behavioural Economics

week 15: Behavioural economics I – Intro

week 16: Behavioural economics II – basic concepts 1

week 17: Behavioural economics III – basic concepts 2

week 18: Behavioural economics IV – prospect theory 1

week 19: Behavioural economics V – prospect theory 2

week 20: Behavioural economics VI – social preference and fairness

week 21: Behavioural economics VII – application

Topic 4: Economics and environment

week 23: Ecological economics I – Intro

week 24: Ecological economics II – Biophysical economics and the Circular Economy

week 25: Ecological economics III – Degrowth