Economics Made Simple - NERI and People's College

21 October 2019 - 9 December 2019, 18:00 - 19:30

A series of lectures this October offering participants a fresh insight into economics in a contemporary Irish context.

If you have ever wondered why fat cats get rich, or bankers get bonuses, and what prompted the global economic crash, these lectures will explain why economics matter. A panel of experts from the Nevin institute will be unlocking the secrets, the jargon and the language that can confuse those unfamiliar with this topic.

Monday 21st October - Economic Development: The last 200 years

Monday 28th October - Inequality and Poverty

Monday 4th November - The Future of Work

Monday 11th of November - Schools of Thought

Monday 18th November - Economic Crisis

Monday 25th November - Case Study

Monday 2nd December - Climate Change: Just Transition

Monday 9th December - Talking about Economics: a Panel Discussion and Wrap up


Lectures will commence at 6.00pm and conclude at 7.30pm, followed by question time.

There is a fee of €10.00 for 8 lectures and you can register at


to be confirmed