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Free trade, fiscal rules, financial contingency planning…there are a lot of ‘f’ words in economics, and all the jargon makes most of us just switch off. Yet we know that understanding the economy could really help us as we try to improve the world around us. That’s why at Economy we’ve cut out the boring bits to bring you economics classes with a twist. Sessions explore everything from why housing is so expensive to how economics can help us address the climate crisis. And we don’t just look at economic problems that we face, we look at practical solutions too. We’ve even been featured in The Guardian!

Most of our workshops are free to attend, and you don’t need to have any previous knowledge of economics to get involved.

We run events all over the UK, although all our workshops and courses have been moved online during the coronavirus pandemic.

I know today’s the last lesson, and I thought “Oh what a shame! Before this I probably wasn’t tapping into this type of topic- I’ve gained a lot of awareness.”

Karen, Manor House Crash Course participant

Shift Birmingham – Applications open now

Economy does long-term work to build power with people experiencing economic injustice through collectively understanding, reimagining and changing the economy. We are currently recruiting two posts to help steer the organisation through the launch and implementation of our new five-year strategy.

  • Organisational Development Director £43,886 FTE
  • Head of Community £38,949 FTE

You absolutely don’t need a background in economics. We are looking for people who are: passionate about addressing economic injustice, reflective, open and collaborative. Register to attend our info webinar.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 13th November.

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