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Doughnut Economics — CUSP Lecture with Kate Raworth

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Humanity’s 21st century challenge is to meet the need of all within the means of the planet. Kate Raworth argues that last-century’s economic theories will in no way equip us for it. Instead, it’s time for some serious rethinking. The Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries is a playfully serious approach to framing that challenge. Conceptualised as a convening space for debate, it is based on the planetary boundaries framework, adding to it the demands of social justice — and so bringing social and environmental concerns together.

Doughnut Economics (Hard Cover, 2017) will be available for purchase on site (£18). Book signings are arranged for after the lecture.

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Kate Raworth is an economist whose research focuses on exploring what planetary and social boundaries imply for rethinking the concept of economic development. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate teaching at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, and a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Over the last two decades Kate has worked as Senior Researcher at Oxfam. Her book Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist was published in Spring 2017 and quickly became an international best-seller. Kate is part of our advisory committee.

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