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About Us

We, The Post-Crash Economics Society, are a group of economics students at The University of Manchester. It is our belief that the content of the economics syllabus and teaching methods could and should be seriously rethought.

The Report

We have published a Report outlining what is wrong with economics education at the University of Manchester and in the UK. It includes a foreword by the director for Financial Stability at the Bank of England, Andrew Haldane.

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Latest from our Blog

Inconsistent Criticism: A response to Tony Yates

The morning after Aditya Chakrabortty’s BBC Radio 4 programme “Teaching Economics after the Crash”, ex Bank of England macroeconomist Tony Yates wrote a piece on his blog calling it “a distorting dramatization”, which allowed “multiple silly, uninformed critiques to...

Food for Thought #1: Money and Alternative Banking Systems

This blog series will engage briefly with some of the contemporary, as well as older, theories, models and concepts in economics and political economy, and will draw on the potential advantages of these approaches. I hope this, as well as future blogs, will help spark...

Myth Busting: Post Crash and the NSS

Myth busting: Post-Crash and the NSS A recently published article about the University of Manchester economics department’s declining National Student Survey (NSS) results has brought to the surface concerns among members of the university community about our...