Earth & Economy – Autumn 2016

We’ve just sent out the latest edition of our Earth and Economy newsletter! In this edition, we hear about investing in the new economy, a new toolkit for action, and what Brexit could mean for UK trade policy. You can read all the articles on Quakernomics by clicking on the following links: Investing in the new […]

Thoughts on: how should we measure economic success?

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In this blog post, Ivan Hutnik from Quakers and Business responds to the first new economy booklet, ‘What’s the economy for?’ Booklet 1 asks whether it is better to use a single metric (like GPI) or several (as in the NEF 5 indicators) to measure economic success. My own sense is that a single indicator […]

Symposium on tax justice in Scotland

    Saturday, 29th October, 2016, 10.00 am to 11.50 am Edinburgh Independent and Radical Book Fair, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG   Elizabeth Allen, a member of General Meeting for Scotland’s Parliamentary Liaison Function Group, explains more about the Symposium and her hopes about how it could […]

New economy booklets available online

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The first two booklets in the new economy series are now available! You can either view them in PDF form or order a paper copy by emailing caitc@quaker.org.uk Booklet 1 – What’s the economy for? This booklet asks what the aims of economic policy should be. It questions the sustainability of perpetual economic growth and […]

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