#NotTheNobel Prize – Final Event

Our economic system is driving us towards a perfect storm. We are facing ecological breakdown. Rising debt is threatening a new financial crash. Inequality is pulling societies apart.
For 50 years, the scientific prestige of the Nobel Prize has given authority to economic ideas at the heart of this system. We urgently need to reroute society away from this catastrophic path. That starts with fresh economic thinking.
Who are the economic thinkers and doers setting out innovative new directions to meet the challenges of the 21st century? Who, in the original spirit of Alfred Nobel, you think have contributed “the greatest benefit to humankind”. 
There are seven finalists for the #NotTheNobel prize 2019: Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Kate Raworth, Laura Carvalho, Mariana Mazzucato, Randall Wray, Steve Keen and Tom Rippin – you find out more about them, how they were selected and you can vote for them here.
Mark Dolan hosts a panel discussion about the finalists with Sally Uren, a leader in business sustainability; Matt Leach, a community development innovator and Maya Goodfellow, writer and academic. And the winner is announced…

Mark Dolan

Mark is an award-winning broadcaster and comedian, perhaps best-known as host of the iconic Channel 4 comedy series Balls of Steel. Mark is also an ongoing weekly commentator on Sky …

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Maya Goodfellow

Maya is a writer, researcher and academic. She has written for the New York Times, Guardian, the New Statesman, Al Jazeera and the Independent. Her work largely focuses on UK …

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Sally Uren

Sally is CEO of the Forum for the Future. She works with leading global organisations, foundations, and membership organisations, both in one-to-one partnerships, and also as part of multi-stakeholder collaborations …

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Matt Leach

Matt is CEO of Local Trust, a Lottery-endowed charity pursuing a radical decade-long experiment which has committed £1.1m of funds to each of 150 “left behind” communities across England, with …

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