VIDEO: The short life of Mr GDP

Lorenzo Fioramonti speaking in Austria about political alternatives to a GDP-focused world

Watch GovInn Director Lorenzo Fioramonti speak at the annual Wisdom Stockholm Conference in October 2015. You can find more videos relating to the event held in Stockholm here. You can also find more videos on Wellbeing Africa on WE-Africa Youtube playlist.

Radical experimentation will bring about change

What is the best way to affect change?   The New Economy Accelerator (NEA) programme believes it is to support spaces for radical experimentation. This experimentation is crucial to proving there are alternative ways the economy can meet society’s needs within ecological boundaries. NEF originally conceived a programme to establish hubs Continue Reading

Growth without wellbeing brings no lasting progress, Business Day 06.10.2015

Growth without wellbeing brings no lasting progress

by Lorenzo Fioramonti THE world economic outlook is pretty grim. Not only have we not come out of the 2008 crisis, but the deceleration of the Chinese “powerhouse” is now threatening to sink the global economy into a prolonged double-dip recession that may last for decades. The Chinese debacle, just Continue Reading

The Social, Spatial, and Economic Roots of Urban Inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George

Franklin Obeng-Odoom

The Social, Spatial, and Economic Roots of Urban Inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George,  Franklin Obeng-Odoom, American Journal of Economics and Sociology Volume 74, Issue 3, pages 550–586, May 2015 Abstract Unravelling the social and economic roots of urban inequality in Africa has remained a thorny issue Continue Reading