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Gross Domestic Problem: Measuring what matters

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Gross Domestic Problem: Measuring what matters

2:00pm-4:30pm
(Registration and networking lunch from 1:00pm)

Professor Lorenzo Fioramonti is author of many books on political economy, and his newest book is The World after GDP. He will outline his alternative vision for the future, including the positive transformations that could be achieved through a post-GDP system of development.

Lorenzo will be joined by a range of speakers, including Professor Sir Harry Burns (Professor of Global Health, University of Strathclyde), Professor Karen Turner (Director, Centre for Energy Policy) and David Wilson (Executive Director, International Public Policy Institute), who will give their responses to Lorenzo’s vision. The event will be chaired by Katherine Trebeck (Senior Researcher at Oxfam and Senior Honorary Research Fellow at Strathclyde University).

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Read Lorenzo’s blog here

Read Katherine's blog here

This event will be of interest to: policy makers, researchers in a wide range of fields and especially economists, and everyone interested in promoting the wellbeing of Scotland

Lorenzo Biography

Lorenzo Fioramonti is Professor at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), where he directs the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation. He is also Senior Fellow at the Centre for Social Investment of the University of Heidelberg and at the Hertie School of Governance (Germany) and Associate Fellow at the United Nations University. Prof Fioramonti is the first and only Jean Monnet Chair in Africa, a prestigious recognition awarded by the European Commission to distinguished academics in the field of regional integration studies. In 2012, Prof Fioramonti received the University of Pretoria Exceptional Young Researcher Award.


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