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Manchester Book Launch. The Econocracy: The perils of leaving economics to the experts

University of Manchester

Room 1.218, University Place Building, Oxford Road
11 Nov 2016 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

We are happy to invite you to the launch  of the book The Econocracy: The perils of leaving economics to the experts, which will take place Friday 11th of November, 18:00 at the University of Manchester. The book, published by the student group Rethinking Economics, looks at the way in which citizens are increasingly more isolated from politics by the use of economics and tries to open up the discipline for the wider public.

The authors of the book, Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins, are founding members of the Post-Crash Economics Society.


Setting the scene: Karel Williams (Professor MBS): 18:00-18:10

The Econocracy: Cahal Moran (author): 18:10-18:30

Roundtable on the future of Economics & the student movement for reform :
          Previous speakers plus Adam Ozanne (Lecturer Econ) and 
          Francesca Rhys-Williams (PCES student): 18:30-19:00

Audience Q&A: 19:00-19:15

Drinks reception in the foyer: 19:15-20:00

The event starts at 18:00 in room 1.218, at the first floor of the University Place building on Oxford Road. The event will be followed by a drinks reception, which will start at 19:15 and will take place in the foyer.

For more details about the book, follow this link:  

This is a free event open to students, staff and the public. Please reserve tickets here:


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