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  • HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
    Session 4
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.07

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the theories and doctrines that constitute the main paradigms from which economists and policy makers approach the world. The course will cover the contribution of classical economists such as Adam Smith and his contemporaries which is today the theoretical reference point from which other theories have come to define themselves, either by opposing it (Marxian economics), by attempting to reform it (Georgism) or by re-adapting it (Neoclassical school).

    Instructor: Ron Rubin
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 1/14
    Main Text: R. Heilbroner, The Worldly Philosophers

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  • PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY Session 5
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.09

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    The purpose of this 5-session course is to offer a basic introduction to political economy in the tradition of Henry George as presented in his book Progress and Poverty.

    We will introduce the key concepts, axioms and fundamental laws of the discipline and use this understanding to analyze and explain economic issues in the real world. We will also examine the causes of poverty and discuss George’s unique approach to the problem. Additional issues such as the alternating cycles of boom and bust that are so characteristic of capitalist economies will be also discussed.

    Instructor: Anthony Persaud
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Wednesdays: 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/9
    Main text: H. George, Progress and Poverty

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  • INTRODUCCIÓN A LA ECONOMÍA Y SUS INDICADORES
    Session 5
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.11

    INFO:

    • Qué es Economía (micro y macro)
      Cómo leer gráficos económicos
    • Cómo funcionan los indicadores (reales y nominales)
    • Oferta y demanda
    • Crecimiento
    • Indicadores de ingreso nacional (usos, límites y crítica)
    • Precios es inflación
    • Desempleo, Mercado laborer, creación y destrucción de empleos,
    • Dinero y tasas de interés
    • Comercio
    • Inequidad

    WHEN & WHERE:

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Fridays: 11/16, 11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11

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  • DINERO, CRÉDITO Y BANCA
    Session 1
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    2019.01.12

    INFO:

    • Evolución del dinero
    • Política monetaria
    • Economía real y el sector financiero
    • Finance and land markets

    WHEN & WHERE:

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Dates: Saturdays: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26/, 2/2, 2/9

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  • HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
    Session 5
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.14

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the theories and doctrines that constitute the main paradigms from which economists and policy makers approach the world. The course will cover the contribution of classical economists such as Adam Smith and his contemporaries which is today the theoretical reference point from which other theories have come to define themselves, either by opposing it (Marxian economics), by attempting to reform it (Georgism) or by re-adapting it (Neoclassical school).

    Instructor: Ron Rubin
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 1/14
    Main Text: R. Heilbroner, The Worldly Philosophers

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  • LAND VALUE CAPTURE: THEORY AND PRACTICE
    Session 1
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.16

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    Public infrastructure has long played an instrumental role in the growth of our cities and largely accounts for the observed increase in land values. And yet, our funding mechanisms have failed to tap into this vast source of publicly created wealth, allowing it to be pocketed by private landlords. In this 5-session course, Dr. Marty Rowland traces the theory of Land Value Capture back to the work of Henry George and discusses its potential for driving the rebirth of our cities.

    Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Wednesdays: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13
    Main Texts:
    H. George, Social Problems
    L.C. Walters, Land Value Capture in Policy and Practice

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  • PRINCIPIOS DE ECONOMÍA POLÍTICA
    Session 1
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.18

    INFO:

    • Conceptos claves, axiomas y leyes fundamentales
    • Causas de la pobreza explicadas bajo los conceptos de Henry George
    • Ciclos de auge y decadencia

    WHEN & WHERE:

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Fridays: 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15

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  • DINERO, CRÉDITO Y BANCA
    Session 2
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    2019.01.19

    INFO:

    • Evolución del dinero
    • Política monetaria
    • Economía real y el sector financiero
    • Finance and land markets

    WHEN & WHERE:

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Dates: Saturdays: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26/, 2/2, 2/9

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  • LAND VALUE CAPTURE: THEORY AND PRACTICE
    Session 2
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.23

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    Public infrastructure has long played an instrumental role in the growth of our cities and largely accounts for the observed increase in land values. And yet, our funding mechanisms have failed to tap into this vast source of publicly created wealth, allowing it to be pocketed by private landlords. In this 5-session course, Dr. Marty Rowland traces the theory of Land Value Capture back to the work of Henry George and discusses its potential for driving the rebirth of our cities.

    Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Wednesdays: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13
    Main Texts:
    H. George, Social Problems
    L.C. Walters, Land Value Capture in Policy and Practice

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  • PRINCIPIOS DE ECONOMÍA POLÍTICA
    Session 2
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.25

    INFO:

    • Conceptos claves, axiomas y leyes fundamentales
    • Causas de la pobreza explicadas bajo los conceptos de Henry George
    • Ciclos de auge y decadencia

    WHEN & WHERE:

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Fridays: 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15

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  • DINERO, CRÉDITO Y BANCA
    Session 3
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    2019.01.26

    INFO:

    • Evolución del dinero
    • Política monetaria
    • Economía real y el sector financiero
    • Finance and land markets

    WHEN & WHERE:

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Dates: Saturdays: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26/, 2/2, 2/9

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  • ECONOMIC SCIENCE
    Session 1
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.28

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    This course investigates the field of political economy with an eye to establishing the subject on a scientific foundation as expounded by Henry George’s in his last book, The Science of Political Economy. Among the topics to be covered are natural laws, the theory of value and money. Contributions of various schools of thought to the science will also be studied.

    Instructor: Steven Sklar
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25
    Main text: H. George, The Science of Political Economy

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  • LAND VALUE CAPTURE: THEORY AND PRACTICE
    Session 3
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.01.30

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    Public infrastructure has long played an instrumental role in the growth of our cities and largely accounts for the observed increase in land values. And yet, our funding mechanisms have failed to tap into this vast source of publicly created wealth, allowing it to be pocketed by private landlords. In this 5-session course, Dr. Marty Rowland traces the theory of Land Value Capture back to the work of Henry George and discusses its potential for driving the rebirth of our cities.

    Instructor: Dr. Marty Rowland
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Wednesdays: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13
    Main Texts:
    H. George, Social Problems
    L.C. Walters, Land Value Capture in Policy and Practice

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