Wednesday, April 17, 2013

ECONOMICS FOR REAL PEOPLE: The Finance Professional - Villain or Saint?

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Here’s a note about their next Thursday evening session from our friends at the Auckland Uni Economics Group:

There is probably no more demonised profession today than that of the financier. Financiers, such as the greedy speculators of Wall Street, are often painted as the real villains, the culprits that cause economic misery for millions of people.

But is this criticism fair, or even accurate?

In this week’s seminar Julian will address this question, by examining whether it is right to vilify the discipline of finance (finance being a subset of economics). Or can we provide a defence of finance by showing that it is instead a productive and noble undertaking?

    Date: Thursday, 18th April
    Time: 6pm – 7pm
    Location: Room 215, Level Two, Business School Building

We look forward to seeing you there.

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