Open Economic Lectures

Posted on 2023-10-30

You are most welcome to participate in the series of Open Economic Lectures in the academic year 2023/2024 conducted in the online formula at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdansk.

This is already the seventh edition of the lectures, the previous editions have already been attended by more than 2,500 people, and have already been conducted by 40 lecturers.

Another extremely interesting edition is just ahead!

The lectures of economic content and popular science nature are aimed at increasing the economic awareness of young Poles, as well as deepening knowledge of economic issues, including assistance in preparing for Olympiads and subject competitions.

The lectures can also provide valuable assistance to teachers and interesting material for young people.

The content of the lectures is consistent with the requirements of the curriculum of the subjects "Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship" and "Business and Management".

The lectures are held on selected Tuesdays from 17:30 to 19:00.

Subsequent lectures will be held every 2 weeks. The dates of the next lectures in the winter semester are: 24.10., 07 and 21.11., 05 and 19.12.2023 and 16.01.2024.

We encourage you strongly to participate!

The next lecture will be held on 07.11.2023.

The lecture entitled "The anatomy of inflation, or why the prices of goods and services change, and methods to combat inflation" will be conducted by Associate Professor Marek Szczepaniec. Moderator:  Ph.D. Magdalena Markiewicz

Inflation is one of the most important economic indicators that affect everyone's daily life. This lecture focuses on learning about the mechanisms behind this phenomenon, as well as discussing the tools that economists and governments use to fight it. Why do the prices of goods and services change over time and what factors influence this process? What are the types of inflation? What is the scale of the inflation phenomenon? Inflation can have both positive and negative consequences for the economy and society, so it is important to understand what effects can occur in response to rising prices. What are the methods central banks and governments use to combat inflation? This lecture will discuss extremely interesting examples of inflation around the world, the factors influencing inflation in different countries and the measures that have been taken to control it.

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