GLOBALISATION by Professor Ian Goldin

This week in Economics Society, Professor Goldin, the Director of Oxford Martin School, discussed issues around the theme of globalisation. Why Economics? Professor Goldin started the talk by giving reasons for why he likes economics and exploring what economics is about.  Some of the reasons he gave for liking economics were the following: Economics offers…

COMMUNISM AND CHINA by Helena Gostelow

This week in Economics Society, Helena focused on the emerging economy of China, providing a glimpse of its future seen from an economic and political perspective. The themes that Helena addressed were the following: • What is Communism? • Communism or Capitalism? • How is China likely to change in the future? • How does…