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economics

  1. Welfare

    I am a masters student at the London School of Economics. As part of my studies, I am doing some research into what people thinking about the welfare state. Specifically I am interested in the views of people living in Thurrock. I am looking to interview people about how they feel about the...
  2. Research On Thurrock

    Evening All, I am a masters student at the London School of Economics. As part of my studies, I am doing some research into what people thinking about the welfare state. Specifically I am interested in the views of people living in Thurrock. I am looking to interview people about how they...
  3. steveo

    Good news?

    UK has fastest growing economy. Thought I would post this for Barnas benefit so he can keep up. He won't see it himself as strangely his paper doesn't seem to carry the story, although it is front page news for both the Times and the Telegraph...
  4. callan

    Interview with a zoner Wembley special

    After an absence of sometime….I have decided to resurrect ‘’interview with a zoner’’, for a one off Wembley special. Previously I have delved deep into the psyche of other zoners and have interviewed people from diverse cultural backgrounds (London fatso)...
  5. Cricko

    A Cow based Economics Lesson.

    SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbor. COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you some milk. FASCISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and sells you some milk. NAZISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and shoots you. BUREAUCRATISM You have 2...
  6. Libyan School of Economics

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/mar/03/lse-director-resigns-gaddafi-scandal Can't see what all the fuss is about to be honest.
  7. Tangled up in Blue

    Obama-stimulus package

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/06/obama-mid-terms-campaign-economy I note that good, old fashioned Keynesian style economics is still popular in some parts of the globe.
  8. CC51DAS

    Breaking News BBC to resurrect High Altitude programme next winter

    BBC Two Programme Policy 2009/2010 Television: Select television statement policy BBC One BBC One Scotland BBC One Wales BBC One NI BBC Two BBC Two Scotland BBC Two Wales BBC Two NI BBC Three BBC Four CBeebies CBBC BBC HD Service remit BBC Two's remit is to be a mixed-genre channel...
  9. Tangled up in Blue

    Tory cuts-warning

    News Politics George Osborne George Osborne identifies cuts for first weeks of Tory governmentShadow chancellor says £178bn fiscal deficit means he cannot wait for initial post-election budget before cutting expenditure Comments (16) Buzz up! Digg it Nicholas Watt, chief political...
  10. Dave of the Match

    Economics...

    What government policy would support employment in manufacturing and why?
  11. Article in Saturday's The Times about Southend

    Just saw this on Google News. Thought it made a decent read: Mapping the Economy: Can a cultural makeover restore Southend?
  12. Slipperduke

    Return Of The Old Guard

    How very retro. There was a time when any game between Arsenal and Manchester United was epoch-shaking. They were the two giants of the domestic game, battling out their own private war while the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool and, this'll make you laugh, Newcastle could only look on from the...
  13. Irish_Shrimper

    Interview with an Exile: Part 9 - Pubey

    This week, Jon (Pubey), from Sheffield takes part in the exile interview. Below is Jon with Stevie Hammell and Mr Alan McCormack: 1) How long have you been an exile? A) I moved to Sheffield in November 2007, and was exiled up in Leicester from 2003-2006 2) Why did you leave Essex? A) I...
  14. Hotman

    Easy guide to World Politics and Economics

    SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbour. COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you some milk. FASCISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and sells you some milk. NAZISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and shoots you. BUREAUCRATISM You have...
  15. Teaching advice

    Ok, so next week I begin my university teaching career:stunned:. I've given a few lectures and lead some small group classes before, but never to 'real' students. anyone got any decent tips? It will be doing 1st year undergraduate 'maths for economics' eek!
  16. steveo

    Mara Yamauchi

    Yamauchi was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England to Dorothy and Norman Myers but lived with her family until she was 8 years old in Nairobi, Kenya.[3] She started running with Oxford club, Headington Road Runners, while still at school, but took up running seriously when she was an...
  17. Vange Shrimper

    Pub Quiz Pt. God knows

    As Staind said "It's been a while", but I thought I might as well bring it back, hopefully with no arguments with the answers this time round. Usual rules apply, usual people are banned. :p 1. What did Pandora release when she opened her box or jar? 2. What is Barack Obama's middle name? 3...
  18. B.A.G.’s Partly Political Broadcast

    ‘It’s all About the Oil’ Since I began posting on this board, you, my fellow Zoners may have noticed that I am a contrary fellow who relishes a good argument. I’m not sure if I was made this way, but I do know that there were three years of my life that were pivotal in my development as an...
  19. C C Csiders

    BBC News

    Just at the present time the BBC seems to have a penchant for employing extremely weird, affected/afflicted, incredibly ugly news correspondents. Current example of this are Evan (look slightly to the left of the camera) Davis, presenting his economics reports in a camper manner than would...
  20. CC51DAS

    So the Fred-bread is still in the safe...

    Surprise , surprise . On balance probably sound economics from the Club as we have got two decent prospects on loan - (no more shelling out up front , make 'em earn a contract ?) - but wasn't this predictable with the Stadium decision still awaited . Lets hope we get the (positive) decision by...
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