Discover how the economy really works with our tuition-free courses and seminars offered by Henry George School of Social Science headquartered in New York City (NYC). Our core curriculum is based on the writings of the American political economist and social reformer Henry George, author of Progress and Poverty, an all-time best seller in economics. Our courses and seminars will provide you with the analytic tools to understand the root causes of the ongoing economic crisis and discover simple reforms that reward free enterprise, raise incomes and promote responsible development.
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June 11, 2015
Smart Talk with Andrew Mazzone and Alexandra W. Lough
June 1, 2015
Smart Talk with Andrew Mazzone and Jayati Ghosh
April 22, 2015
Smart Talk with Andrew Mazzone and Ravi Batra
June 11 – July 9, 2015
The Economics of Social Cost in America – A Focus on Healthcare and Medical Education
Rising healthcare and education costs in the United States have created a wide area of psycho-socioeconomic difficulties for patients, students and clinicians alike. Read More →
July 15 – August 19, 2015
Depressions in a Credit Driven Economy
The purpose of this course is to offer an alternative theoretical framework to explain the workings of the US economy since the abandonment of the Gold Standard. Read More →
June 18, 2015
Jane Jacobs on Henry George: Progress or Poverty?
In her book Economy of Cities, Jane Jacobs makes the claim that “poverty has no causes. Only prosperity has causes.” For Henry George, the path to prosperity is blocked by those who withhold natural resources from use. In this seminar, Sanford Ikeda contrasts the views of Jacobs and George on the nature of economic progress and the significance of urbanization in fostering economic development….. Read More →
June 23, 2015
America is Not Broke!
The unsustainability of the American economy is as familiar as the newscycle. There is no money for social programs, no money to run the government, no money to cut taxes, and above all, we have to cut, cut, cut. But, what if it’s not true?
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June 24, 2015
Fast Fashion – Fast to Market, Favorable Prices, Failing Society
Fast Fashion, as exemplified by chains such as H&M, Forever21, and Zara, is enormously profitable. Companies in this sector make money by constantly introducing new styles, making a small profit margin on each item but trying to sell large quantities….. Read More →