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Tag Archives: nef
Payday lending and the need for community banking
Carl Packman, a writer on the growth of payday lending introduced a discussion on Wednesday under the auspices of Manchester’s Social Action Research Foundation (SARF) Ironically Carl’s recent book (“Payday Lending: Global Growth of the High‐Cost Credit Market”) costs £45, … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, event reports, In Place of Growth Tagged Carl Packman, community banks, credit, debt, financial services reform, In Place of Growth, Mark Burton, nef, payday lending, payday loans, poverty, SARF 2 Comments
The return of growth? Some critical perspectives – including our own.
You can’t have missed the headlines. The UK economy has returned to growth so we can all sigh with relief. Those doomsayers like us in Steady State Manchester who suggested that the motor was broken are wrong…. Let’s take a … Continue reading
Posted in economics, theory Tagged credit, economic growth, housing, investment, nef, New Economy, news, recovery, steady state economy, unemployment 5 Comments
40 people all concentrating on an economics lecture!
Nearly forty people participated in a day workshop, Towards a Sustainable Economic System on Tuesday 23rd July in central Manchester facilitated by James Medway and Stephen Reid from the London based New Economics Foundation. The day was organised by an … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged nef, noliberalism, sources, theory Leave a comment
Book Review: Where Does Money Come From? A guide to the UK monetary and banking system.
Where Does Money Come From? A guide to the UK monetary and banking system. Second Edition. by Josh Ryan-Collins, Tony Greenham, Richard Werner and Andrew Jackson. Reviewed for SSM by Justin Hellings One of the things that always bothered me … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, economics, further reading, Money system Tagged banking, credit, debt, money, nef 3 Comments
▶ Working less for economic, social and ecological wellbeing
▶ Audioboo / Would the world be better if we worked less?. Nice to hear some coverage of this on today’s Radio 4 Today programme: Andrew Simms from nef. Shorter hours is one of the ideas we present in In … Continue reading
Posted in economics, In Place of Growth, LinkedIn, Living Well, working time Tagged bbc, nef, working time Leave a comment