Economics with Dr. Marianna Koli

New College of the Humanities

Join Dr Marianna Koli as she poses the question “Why are some countries poor?” in a series of episodes that culminate in a fascinating and topical Subject Spotlight focussed on Economics. She will be looking at global inequality, who is responsible for that, the uneven distribution of Covid-19 vaccines during the recent pandemic, and the impact of the pandemic on the global economy.

Meet the academic

Dr. Marianna Koli is the Dean for Education in Business and Economics for NCH London, the London campus for the Boston-based Northeastern University. She was a member of NCH's Founding Faculty in 2012, and has led the design of a number of programmes across the disciplines of Economics and Business. Her international experience includes a stint as a United Nations economist in Mexico City and service as External Examiner for university-level programmes taught in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, and Nigeria. She has appeared as a current affairs commentator on the BBC and CNN.

Course snapshot

Studying economics brings an understanding of how politics, culture and society operate, and at New College of The Humanities (NCH), students will have a focus on professional development to prepare for life after graduation. You can earn your combined honours degree with economics in an environment focused on comprehensive learning and academic challenges, right in the heart of London.

The Economics major at NCH has a three-pronged goal centered around thinking critically about economic theory, developing quantitative thinking skills and gaining an understanding of how geographic and social factors influence the larger economic infrastructures. You will augment your Economics major with a complementary minor subject, allowing personal interest to dictate your educational path.

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New College of the Humanities

New College of the Humanities (or NCH) is a higher education institution based at St Katharine Docks in central London. It delivers undergraduate and masters degree courses and is partnered with Northeastern University based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA! The college is inspired by the liberal arts with courses that explore the intersection and increasing overlap between the humanities and technology. Over the last three years, NCH has outperformed the national average for student satisfaction, proving itself a worthy contemporary institution.

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