Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 November 2016

224 Pages | 7 graphs, 3 tables

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526110138

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The Econocracy

The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Joe Earle, Cahal Moral, and Zach Ward-Perkins

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Capitalism MUP

  • Provides a new, accessible narrative on the decline of modern democracies and the rise of economic thinking within society.
  • Summarises the international student movement on economics which has attracted widespread press coverage and public interest. No other book attempts to do this.
  • Presents original evidence on the problems of how economists are currently educated (i.e. a curriculum review) and lack of public understanding of economic issues (a poll conducted with Yougov)
  • Provides original solutions to a number of problems a) How economists are educated b) How mass higher education can also ensure quality 3) How to democratise economic decision making
  • Written by three of the founding members of the Post-Crash Economics Society (PCES)
  • Since its inception the group has received international media coverage and PCES is now at the centre of both a national and international campaign

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