Social Sciences Week | The future of universities

About this Event Universities occupy paradoxical places in contemporary society. The demand for higher education seems to be ever growing, and yet universities are never not in some kind of crisis. Covid-19 has accelerated a funding crisis in higher education that has been in the making for a long time. In few places has that …

Masterclass | Is health economics bad for your health?

Health economics is perhaps one of the last bastions in economics–as practised by conventional mainstream economists and taught in most universities around the world–of the application of cardinal utility in its attempts to measure the costs and benefits of treatments and medical protocols. In this Masterclass, Professor McMaster will discuss the analytical framework informing his …