About this course:
Economics for Unionists provides a grounding in the fundamentals of economic theory and policy from a unionist’s perspective. Enhance your understanding of major economic concepts and arguments, theories of labour in the economy, and alternative approaches to economic policy.
Whatever your role in the union movement, having a solid foundation in economics will prove invaluable. Acquire the knowledge you need to win the economic argument for industrial reform and the protection of workers’ rights.
You will learn how to analyse and respond to topical economic debates regarding competitiveness, the costs and benefits of private and public sector activity, the economic effects of unions and collective bargaining, productivity and more.