Interviewees

Helen Thompson

Helen is Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University. Her most recent book Disorder: Hard Times in the 21stCentury was published by

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Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena is a pioneer of the new economy movement and recipient of the Alternative Nobel prize, the Arthur Morgan Award and the Goi Peace Prize for contributing to “the revitalization

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Jane D’Arista

Jane is a Professor and  Research Associate at the Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. And with 20 years spent first as a staff economist for the US Congress

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Jocelyn Olcott

Jocelyn is a Professor of History and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies at Duke University and the Founding Director of Revaluing Care in the Global Economy.  She is spending the 2023-24 academic

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John Kay

John Kay is one of Britain’s leading economists. His work is centred on the relationships between economics, finance and business. His career has spanned academic work and think tanks, business

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John Perkins

John Perkins was formerly a Chief Economist at a major consulting firm, and advised the World Bank, UN, Fortune 500 corporations, leaders of countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the

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John Seddon

John has received numerous academic awards for his contribution to management science. He is the leader of the Vanguard organisations, operating in eleven countries, and the originator of the Vanguard

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Joris Tieleman

Joris studied economics in Utrecht and Amsterdam in the Netherlands, where he also co-founded Rethinking Economics in the Netherlands. Joris wrote his PhD (cum laude) on urbanisation in West Africa

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Juliet Schor

Juliet is Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Schor is also a member of the MacArthur Foundation Connected Learning Research Network. Schor’s research focuses on consumption, time use, and environmental

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Kate Raworth

Kate Raworth is an economist whose research focuses on the unique social and ecological challenges of the twenty-first century. She teaches at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, where she is

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Madeleine Bunting

Madeleine is an award winning writer of non-fiction and fiction. Her most recent book, Labours of Love, the Crisis of Care, published in 2020 was longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize. In

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Maeve Cohen

Maeve got involved with Rethinking whilst a student at the University of Manchester, co-founding the Post-Crash Economics Society there. After graduating, she continued to maintain her involvement with Rethinking, volunteering

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Matthew Taylor

Matthew  is a British former political strategist and current Chief Executive of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce in the United Kingdom since 2006. In

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Max Lawson

Max is Head of Inequality Policy for Oxfam.  He is a regular writer and blogger and co-hosts the podcast EQUALS. He has helped author some of Oxfam’s most high-profile papers

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Monica Lee

Director and Company Secretary, Monica Lee, was Visiting Professor of HRD at Newcastle Business School, and based at Lancaster University Management School for many years. She has worked with a

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Mwangi wa Gĩthĩnji

Mwangi is Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Economics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Co-Director of the World Studies Interdisciplinary Project. He was Chairperson of the Five Colleges

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Noreena Hertz

Described as ‘one of the world’s most inspiring women’ by Vogue, Noreena is a renowned thought leader, academic and broadcaster. Her books, The Silent Takeover, I.O.U. and Eyes Wide Open,

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Oliver Hart

Oliver is currently the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1993. He has published a book (Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure, Oxford

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Özlem Onaran

Prof Özlem Onaran is a prize-winning Feminist Economist at the University of Greenwich and Director of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre. She has done extensive research on issues of

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Pam Warhurst CBE

Pam has been an activist and advisor for over 40 years. She has been involved in local politics and national policy as the Chair of the Board of the Forestry

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Rev Paul Nicolson

Rev Paul Nicolson founded the Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K) in response to the poll tax in 1997. He raised the funds in 1968 to commission the Family Budget Unit to

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Richard Baldwin

Richard Baldwin is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute (Geneva), President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), and Founder of VoxEU.org. In addition to his research

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Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy is a chartered accountant and a political economist, an anti-poverty campaigner and a tax expert. He is Professor of Practice in International Political Economy at City University, London

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Rick Bookstaber

Rick Bookstaber is the Chief Risk Officer in the Office of the CIO for the Regents of the University of California, with oversight across its $110 billion of assets. He

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Rosie Collington

Rosie is a PhD candidate at IIPP whose writing has been published in the Guardian, Open Democracy and the Independent. Her academic research has been published by New Political Economy and the Institute for

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Sherry Kasper

Sherry Davis Kasper is a Professor Emerita of Economics at Maryville College, a liberal arts college in Maryville, Tennessee, USA. Her research includes study of alternative financial institutions, economics education,

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Smita Srinivas

Smita Srinivas holds a Ph.D. from MIT and is the EAEPE Myrdal Prize author of “Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States” (Stanford University Press, 2012). She has recently

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Stephen Ziliak

Stephen is Professor of Economics and Faculty Member of the Social Justice Studies Program at Roosevelt University in Chicago, and Conjoint Professor of Business and Law at the University of

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Steve Keen

Professor Steve Keen is both critic of mainstream economics and a developer of a modern complex systems approach to economics. Best known for the book Debunking Economics, he was a

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