Business School on €1,20 a day – news as case studies

Business School on €1,20 a day – news as case studies

🕔17:43, 28.Aug 2012

    I was giving a talk in a school one day, to a group of Transition Years. They were considering studying economics. I told them it was the only subject on the Leaving Cert curriculum that you can study

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Do you have any idea why you follow the news?

Do you have any idea why you follow the news?

🕔09:00, 22.Aug 2012

  We have a strange relationship with the news. It depresses us, we know it drains us with its constant forecast of bad, worse, and even worse, but we can’t stop following it. In a way, we are addicted to

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Ethical investing? Its value depends where your values lie

Ethical investing? Its value depends where your values lie

🕔09:51, 15.Aug 2012

  Scandals. Corruption. Wilful disregard for human lives. Pollution. Slavery. It can sometimes seem that big multinationals will stop at nothing in their search for profit. As a result the general public is more attentive to “social” and “green” stocks

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Is this why you stopped listening to economists?

Is this why you stopped listening to economists?

🕔21:15, 8.Aug 2012

  On the one hand, you have this article. And then on the other hand, you have that article.   This is the problem with economists!! On one hand, things are good and on the other, things are bad –

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Bonds 10 – How do you actually buy a bond, in practice?

Bonds 10 – How do you actually buy a bond, in practice?

🕔08:46, 6.Aug 2012

  And now comes the moment of truth – completing your first bond trade!   Of course this is rather theoretical, since you will first have to decide that bonds are what you need in your portfolio, and exactly what

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