Economyths

From rising inequality, mismanagement of resources, pollution and climate change, mainstream economics seems to be struggling to deliver the world we were meant to live in. This course teaches you how to deconstruct the fallacies and build a world that values wellbeing.

Time: Three 3-hour classes
Textbook: Beyond Apologies by Debra Efroymson
Course outline:
-Why it is important to learn about economics – a review
-What mainstream economics gets wrong about poverty
-Mainstream economics and the media
-The problems with measuring growth in economics
-The role of government and the corporate agenda
-Achieving an economics of wellbeing
Course fee (includes textbook): ___________
Location: Institute of Wellbeing, Rayerbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Start date: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays of each of the following months: February, April, June, August, October, December (4-7 pm)