students join debate at Exeter business conference
students from Highbridge's King Alfred School have attended a
prestigious regional conference in Exeter.
The group of Year 12 students attended the Economics and Business
Conference at Exeter University Business School.
were given by leading academics and each lecture challenged the
students to consider causes and solutions to some of the 'big
picture issues' facing economists and businesses around the world
today," said the school's Simon Aylward.
included inequality, why competition matters, innovation, behavioural
economics, climate change and how to tax multi-national companies
such as Google, Amazon and Starbucks."
Pictured: Front row sitting L-R: Mark Fry, Sam Gray, Charlie
Evans, Jordan Jones; Back row standing L-R: Matt Caines, Ryan
Cox, Luke Jackson, Charlotte Dursley, Colette Adams, Joe Hester,
Jack Wadley, Josh Mount, Jemma Hayes, Dan Steer