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Festival of Social Sciences: Why studying Economics has never been so exciting

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Festival of Social Sciences: Why studying Economics has never been so exciting

A chance for school students to meet three highly esteemed and prolific Economics textbook authors.

Wednesday 6 May 2015
2.30 - 4pm
S2.79 (Social Sciences Building), The University of Warwick (view on map)


To book a place for this event, please complete the registration form. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.

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About the event

Between them Dean Garratt (University of Warwick), John Sloman (The Economics Network) and Jon Guest (Coventry University) author Economics, Economics for Business, Essentials of Economics and Essential Economics for Business.

These texts are extensively used by students of A level Economics as well as by first year university students of Economics and those studying Economics as parts of a non-specialist degree.

Following the financial crisis and the subsequent economic downturn, economics has rarely been out of the news. Each author will be delivering an inspirational TED style talk (maximum 18 minutes each) exploring why now is such a great time to be studying economics.

As well as reflecting on the crisis and topical economic issues, these talks will highlight some of the more interesting applications of economics and the benefits to students from studying economics.

Followed by Q&A and the chance to have your text book signed if you bring it along.

Campus Tours

We can also offer tours of the campus with current students prior to the event at 1.30pm, please let us know when you sign up.

Coach travel

Free coach travel can be provided for schools meeting certain criteria. Please request when booking and we will confirm.