Henry George School of Social Science

Location:149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
Phone:(212) 889-8020

Upcoming events

  • 2019-12-12 6:30 pm - 2019-12-12 8:30 pm

    Economics for Sustainable Prosperity

    This course will explain why poverty and environmental degradation are not a curse but the result of bad economic choices.
    The purpose of this 5-session course is to offer an introduction to political economy in the tradition of Henry George as presented in his best seller “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. The course will discuss current problems such as automation and climate change and propose policies to address these in line with George’s teachings.

    Instructor: Marty Rowland, PhD.
    Dates: Thursdays, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    Course is 5 sessions and has a $5 registration fee. Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2019-12-16 6:30 pm - 2019-12-16 8:30 pm

    This course will provide a set of tools to analyze the interaction between monetary policy, the real economy and the financial sector in general. The course will combine a study of the relevant theories with applications to recent events and policy debates. In this connection Henry George’s concept of money will be explored as well as the relations between finance and land markets.

    Instructor: Allen Smith
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays, 12/9, 12/16 , 1/6, 1/13, 1/20

    Main Texts:
    H. George, The Science of Political Economy, Part 5
    R. Werner, Where does Money Come from

  • 2019-12-19 6:30 pm - 2019-12-19 8:30 pm

    Economics for Sustainable Prosperity

    This course will explain why poverty and environmental degradation are not a curse but the result of bad economic choices.
    The purpose of this 5-session course is to offer an introduction to political economy in the tradition of Henry George as presented in his best seller “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. The course will discuss current problems such as automation and climate change and propose policies to address these in line with George’s teachings.

    Instructor: Marty Rowland, PhD.
    Dates: Thursdays, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    Course is 5 sessions and has a $5 registration fee. Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-01-02 6:30 pm - 2020-01-02 8:30 pm

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    In this course, we present variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant model to its other counterparts.

    The word capitalism lends itself to broad generalizations that highlight the importance of private property and free markets as the supreme arbitrator of economic outcomes. However, national trajectories give form to many varieties, suggesting that history, culture and institutions do play a major role in shaping markets and organizing society.

    In this five-session course, we present cross-country variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant Anglo-American model to its other counterparts.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Thursdays: 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-01-06 6:30 pm - 2020-01-06 8:30 pm

    This course will provide a set of tools to analyze the interaction between monetary policy, the real economy and the financial sector in general. The course will combine a study of the relevant theories with applications to recent events and policy debates. In this connection Henry George’s concept of money will be explored as well as the relations between finance and land markets.

    Instructor: Allen Smith
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays, 12/9, 12/16 , 1/6, 1/13, 1/20

    Main Texts:
    H. George, The Science of Political Economy, Part 5
    R. Werner, Where does Money Come from

  • 2020-01-09 6:30 pm - 2020-01-09 8:30 pm

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    In this course, we present variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant model to its other counterparts.

    The word capitalism lends itself to broad generalizations that highlight the importance of private property and free markets as the supreme arbitrator of economic outcomes. However, national trajectories give form to many varieties, suggesting that history, culture and institutions do play a major role in shaping markets and organizing society.

    In this five-session course, we present cross-country variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant Anglo-American model to its other counterparts.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Thursdays: 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-01-13 6:30 pm - 2020-01-13 8:30 pm

    This course will provide a set of tools to analyze the interaction between monetary policy, the real economy and the financial sector in general. The course will combine a study of the relevant theories with applications to recent events and policy debates. In this connection Henry George’s concept of money will be explored as well as the relations between finance and land markets.

    Instructor: Allen Smith
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays, 12/9, 12/16 , 1/6, 1/13, 1/20

    Main Texts:
    H. George, The Science of Political Economy, Part 5
    R. Werner, Where does Money Come from

  • 2020-01-16 6:30 pm - 2020-01-16 8:30 pm

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    In this course, we present variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant model to its other counterparts.

    The word capitalism lends itself to broad generalizations that highlight the importance of private property and free markets as the supreme arbitrator of economic outcomes. However, national trajectories give form to many varieties, suggesting that history, culture and institutions do play a major role in shaping markets and organizing society.

    In this five-session course, we present cross-country variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant Anglo-American model to its other counterparts.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Thursdays: 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-01-20 6:30 pm - 2020-01-20 8:30 pm

    This course will provide a set of tools to analyze the interaction between monetary policy, the real economy and the financial sector in general. The course will combine a study of the relevant theories with applications to recent events and policy debates. In this connection Henry George’s concept of money will be explored as well as the relations between finance and land markets.

    Instructor: Allen Smith
    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Mondays, 12/9, 12/16 , 1/6, 1/13, 1/20

    Main Texts:
    H. George, The Science of Political Economy, Part 5
    R. Werner, Where does Money Come from

  • 2020-01-23 6:30 pm - 2020-01-23 8:30 pm

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    In this course, we present variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant model to its other counterparts.

    The word capitalism lends itself to broad generalizations that highlight the importance of private property and free markets as the supreme arbitrator of economic outcomes. However, national trajectories give form to many varieties, suggesting that history, culture and institutions do play a major role in shaping markets and organizing society.

    In this five-session course, we present cross-country variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant Anglo-American model to its other counterparts.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Thursdays: 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-01-27 6:30 pm - 2020-01-27 8:30 pm

     

    UNDERSTANDING THE BOOM-BUST CYCLE

    This course looks at how repealing the Gold Standard has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption.

    Upheavals in how the U.S. economy operates have transformed Americans from wealth creators to creative borrowers. This course looks at how the repeal of the Gold Standard, a bulwark of the world economy since the Industrial Revolution, has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption. We will look at how this change, combined with an unprecedented wave of deregulation has caused a disconnect between speculative finance and the real economy, massive inequality and systemic instability.

    Instructor: Ibrahima Drame
    Date: Mondays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-01-30 6:30 pm - 2020-01-30 8:30 pm

    COMPARATIVE CAPITALISM

    In this course, we present variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant model to its other counterparts.

    The word capitalism lends itself to broad generalizations that highlight the importance of private property and free markets as the supreme arbitrator of economic outcomes. However, national trajectories give form to many varieties, suggesting that history, culture and institutions do play a major role in shaping markets and organizing society.

    In this five-session course, we present cross-country variations of modern capitalism by comparing and contrasting the dominant Anglo-American model to its other counterparts.

    Instructor: Michael Bucher
    Dates: Thursdays: 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-02-03 6:30 pm - 2020-02-03 8:30 pm

     

    UNDERSTANDING THE BOOM-BUST CYCLE

    This course looks at how repealing the Gold Standard has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption.

    Upheavals in how the U.S. economy operates have transformed Americans from wealth creators to creative borrowers. This course looks at how the repeal of the Gold Standard, a bulwark of the world economy since the Industrial Revolution, has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption. We will look at how this change, combined with an unprecedented wave of deregulation has caused a disconnect between speculative finance and the real economy, massive inequality and systemic instability.

    Instructor: Ibrahima Drame
    Date: Mondays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-02-10 6:30 pm - 2020-02-10 8:30 pm

     

    UNDERSTANDING THE BOOM-BUST CYCLE

    This course looks at how repealing the Gold Standard has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption.

    Upheavals in how the U.S. economy operates have transformed Americans from wealth creators to creative borrowers. This course looks at how the repeal of the Gold Standard, a bulwark of the world economy since the Industrial Revolution, has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption. We will look at how this change, combined with an unprecedented wave of deregulation has caused a disconnect between speculative finance and the real economy, massive inequality and systemic instability.

    Instructor: Ibrahima Drame
    Date: Mondays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-02-17 6:30 pm - 2020-02-17 8:30 pm

     

    UNDERSTANDING THE BOOM-BUST CYCLE

    This course looks at how repealing the Gold Standard has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption.

    Upheavals in how the U.S. economy operates have transformed Americans from wealth creators to creative borrowers. This course looks at how the repeal of the Gold Standard, a bulwark of the world economy since the Industrial Revolution, has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption. We will look at how this change, combined with an unprecedented wave of deregulation has caused a disconnect between speculative finance and the real economy, massive inequality and systemic instability.

    Instructor: Ibrahima Drame
    Date: Mondays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.

  • 2020-02-24 6:30 pm - 2020-02-24 8:30 pm

     

    UNDERSTANDING THE BOOM-BUST CYCLE

    This course looks at how repealing the Gold Standard has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption.

    Upheavals in how the U.S. economy operates have transformed Americans from wealth creators to creative borrowers. This course looks at how the repeal of the Gold Standard, a bulwark of the world economy since the Industrial Revolution, has helped replace capital accumulation and investment with credit-fueled consumption. We will look at how this change, combined with an unprecedented wave of deregulation has caused a disconnect between speculative finance and the real economy, massive inequality and systemic instability.

    Instructor: Ibrahima Drame
    Date: Mondays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    5 sessions
    Registration fee: $5
    Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.