Economics and Society

The Economics of Arrival book cover
by John Brenton  |  17th July 2019

John Brenton, Sustainability Manager at Bristol University, shares his thoughts on The Economics of Arrival by Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams.…Read more

by Vedat Akgiray  |  1st July 2019

Can financial systems restore social and economic justice in societies? This short video, adapted from Good Finance by Vedat Akgiray, introduces the book and begins to explore ways in which our current concept of finance can be revised for the good of society. Good Finance, by Vedat Akgiray is available on the Policy Press website. Order here Read More

by Mary Mellor  |  25th June 2019

What does money mean? Where does it come from and and is it really in short supply? Most importantly, should the creation and circulation of money be a matter of democratic choice? Listen to Mary Mellor, author of Money: Myths, Truths and Alternatives, part of our British Sociological Association 21st Century Standpoints series, examine money’s Read More

by Katherine Trebeck and Huw Thomas  |  28th May 2019

Huw Thomas, co-editor of Futures of Work, talks with Katherine Trebeck, co-author of The Economics of Arrival, about how most developed countries have arrived, and instead of enlarging the economy they should focus on improving it. Image Credit: Terje Sollie via Pexels

by Jefferson Frank, Norman Gowar and Michael Naef  |  13th March 2019

Proposals for policy from the authors of 'English universities in crisis: Markets without competition'.…Read more

It feels like a lifetime ago that austerity was the primary catastrophe facing the country. And yet, objectively, this is far from the case. Austerity is alive and kicking.…Read more

by Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams  |  15th January 2019

Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams look at 2019 and whether this will be the year our economy realises it has 'arrived'.…Read more

by Simon Wren-Lewis  |  7th November 2018

Simon Wren-Lewis talks about his anger at austerity and how this and other key events of recent times have been impacted by media bias and lies.…Read more

by Emma Galli and Giampaolo Garzarelli  |  20th April 2018

Emma Galli and Giampaolo Garzarelli discuss the past, and future, of the Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice as it relaunches through Bristol University Press.…Read more

Peter Latham argues that the Spring Budget highlighted the Conservative Party’s allegiance to the City of London, not the small businesses, entrepreneurs and self-employed they profess to support.…Read more