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insight4me Economics: How Should We Regulate Externalities? With Dr Amrish Patel From University of East Anglia

3rd December 2019 @ 11:10 - 12:10



insight4me is a series of subject specific webinars for current Year 12/Year 13 students. The sessions support students’ current studies by giving an insight into particular curriculum areas whilst affording students the opportunity to talk to universities and make informed comparisons about how, in this case, Economics is taught.

In this session, Dr Amrish Patel, representing University of East Anglia, will present How should we regulate externalities?

Amrish will look at classic government intervention through the eyes of a behavioural economist and then identify new policies that follow from behavioural economics.

Students will have the chance to ask and respond to questions and share their own ideas.


Lecturer Profile (Please click): Dr Amrish Patel

Suitable for: Year 12 and 13 students studying, or with a possible interest in studying, Economics and related disciplines.

Preparation/Pre-Reading: Students may wish to consider the topic and discuss some of the key elements in advance. Students can also think about questions they have about studying Economics at university level.

The IT Setup: The setup is similar to Skype, using a pc and webcam, although students take part as a group with the image projected on a whiteboard rather than as individuals in front of lots of pcs. Dedicated videoconferencing equipment is also compatible if available to the school. Further details are here: Connecting in to a Channel Talent Event (Please Click)

We will work with your IT department to ensure everything is set up and working prior to the event. The sessions are generally limited to 3 to 5 schools to maintain the interactive nature of the experience. In this event there will be three groups of schools taking part increasing the opportunity to participate.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges. If you have a group of students that you would like to take part in this event, please click here 

Subject to availability we will book a place for you.


3rd December 2019
11:10 - 12:10
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