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Panel discussion w/ Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson joining discussion panel at “Inside the Green Economy” book launch, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 19 September 2016.
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Annual RGS conference w/ Tim Jackson
The debate on limits to growth is now more than four decades old. But recent experience offers new insights into the challenge. As part of the Annual RGS conference, Tim Jackson’s talk starts from a critical examination of the conventional vision and explores the possibilities for moving beyond it.
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Resurgence 50th anniversary w/ Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson to give lecture at Resurgence magazine’s 50th anniversary event: One Earth, One Humanity, One Future – 23 September 2016, Oxford.
Ensuring that no one is left behind | UN High-Level Political Forum, New York 11 July 2016
High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 11 July 2016
Tim Jackson to speak at the 2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the UN’s central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and SDGs.
TJ in conversation w/ Kim Hill, Radion NZ | 9 July 2016
Tim Jackson in conversation with Kim Hill, 9 July 2016
In this interview with Kim Hill at Radio NZ, Tim Jackson is discussing the foundations for a post-growth economy; and why keeping the vision of social progress is vital, particularly in times of crises.
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CUSP Director Tim Jackson to receive prestigious international award for exceptional mid-career leadership, 20 June 2016
The Hillary Institute of International Leadership has announced today the selection of Tim Jackson as the 2016 Hillary Laureate for exceptional mid-career Leadership. The Director of CUSP is the Institute’s 7th annual global Laureate since 2009.
Intelligence Squared Panel w/ Stephanie Flanders & Deirdre McCloskey | London, 16 May 2016
Tim Jackson in panel debate at Emmanuel Centre, London, 16 May 2016
Intelligence Squared is hosting a discussion on the future of the global economy. Other panelists include Stephanie Flanders, JP Morgan’s chief market strategist for Europe, and acclaimed US economic historian Deirdre McCloskey. The evening will be moderated by Kamal Ahmed, Economics Editor of BBC News.
46th St Gallen Symposium | 12 May 2016
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Tim Jackson gives opening keynote and in-depth workshop at the 46th St. Gallen Symposium, a high-profile annual conference designed to “capture and condense the most relevant debates currently shaping the world around us and making them center-stage.”
CUSP launch event | 23 May 2016
Launch event: Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP)
CUSP is directed by Prof Tim Jackson. The event is the first in a series of public debates (hosted by CUSP) engaging young and old alike across business, policy and civil society in one of the most vital questions of our time: what does prosperity mean in a world of environmental and social limits?
Limits Revisited, APPG launch | April 2016
New publication by Prof Tim Jackson and Robin Webster – April 2016
To coincide with the launch of a new All Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth, Tim Jackson discusses the continuing relevance of the Club of Rome’s groundbreaking report in today’s context and introduces Limits Revisited, a new review of the debate, co-written with environmental writer Robin Webster.
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Towards a Stock-Flow Consistent Macroeconomics
New publication by Prof Tim Jackson et al – April 2016
Tim Jackson and his colleagues have developed a suite of macroeconomic models based on the methodology of Post – Keynesian Stock Flow Consistent (SFC) system dynamics. Taken together these models represent the first steps in constructing a new macroeconomic synthesis capable of exploring the economic and financial dimensions of an economy confronting resource or environmental constraints.

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Design for life: a commentary on Peter Sterling’s ‘why we consume’
Guest blog for the Great Transition Initiative
Why do we ever constrain our instinct for short-term pleasure? Particularly if, as this essay claims, short-term pleasure is all there is. Why is it that the most fulfilling activities in the long term have more to do with short-term pain than short-term pleasure?

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Towards a sustainable prosperity
Tim Jackson introducing the CUSP work programme – 18 Feb 2016
In the first blog of this new series, CUSP director Prof Tim Jackson explores the nature of prosperity and the challenge of achieving sustainable prosperity.

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Growth in Transition
Tim Jackson gives keynote lecture at 2016 Growth in Transition Conference – 24 Feb 2016
This year’s Growth in Transition Conference focuses on three key subject areas: Constraints, Transformation and Development. Tim Jackson will give a keynote lecture on Flourishing within Limits – The Foundations for a Sustainable Prosperity.