Authors

Alessandra Mezzadri

Alessandra is Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS, London. Her research interests focus on global industrial circuits, labour informality and unfreedom in factories and home working networks; sweatshops, labour

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Alex Sexton

Alex is a postdoctoral social scientist researching the politics of food technology and global food security, with a particular focus on alternative approaches to conventional livestock production. She is currently

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Alex Tziamalis

Alex is an Associate Professor in Economics, at the Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University. His research interests are in Macroeconomics and Behavioural Economics. Alex champions an “Economics for Everyone” philosophy.

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Alexander Shapiro

Alexander works on impact investment. He holds a MSc from the London School of Economics where he focussed on the economics of international development, and specialised in public private partnerships

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Angela Dennis

Angela writes about whatever takes her fancy, including economics, feminism, science, philosophy and law. She is particularly interested in finding areas of overlap between widely disparate fields. She is also

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Anna Cura

Anna Cura is a zoologist with a Master’s degree in biodiversity conservation from the University of Oxford and 10 years’ experience in both the forestry and agrifood sectors. She has

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Annee Blott

Annee is an actor, director and coach. She has appeared in films, TV and theatre. She also did stand-up in the 90s.

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Ben Reynolds

Ben Reynolds is Deputy CEO of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming, where he has worked since 2004. During this time he has helped establish the Sustainable Food

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Brendan Bromwich

Brendan coordinated the UN’s environmental response in Darfur from 2007 to 2013. He currently works with King’s College London’s food and water group and is co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford

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Carina Millstone

Carina is the Executive Director of Feedback, an environmental campaign group seeking to regenerate nature by transforming the food system. She is the Founder of The Orchard Project, a charity

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Charmian Love

Entrepreneur in Residence at Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Said Business School, University of Oxford. Co-Founder and Chair of B Lab UK. Co-Founder of Heliotropy Ltd.

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Christian Felber

Christian is a writer, university lecturer, IASS Affiliate Scholar and contemporary dancer in Vienna. He is the initiator of the Economy for the Common Good and the Cooperative for the

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David Evans

David is Professor of Material Culture, Markets and Consumption in the School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol. He leads the agro-food research theme at the

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David Fell

David is director and co-founder of Brook Lyndhurst Ltd; writes and speaks widely on sustainability; and blogs and tweets as econenough. During the autumn of 2016 he spent three months

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David Hall

David Hall works part-time for PSIRU (Public Services International Research Unit) at the University of Greenwich, Business School. He was formerly director. David researches and teaches the politics and economics

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Farwa Sial

Farwa is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. She taught economics and international development at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and worked for DFID

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Filippo Addarii

Filippo’s ambition is to transform Europe, through the power of networks, open-ended innovation and diffused entrepreneurship to fulfil its mission of global peace, prosperity and justice. He’s active in the

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Frances Coppola

Frances is a writer and commentator on banking, finance and economics. Her blog Coppola Comment is widely read and her writing has featured on the Financial Times, City AM, The

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Geoff Tily

Senior Economist, Economics and Social Affairs Department, TUC. Geoff Tily has been the TUC’s senior economist since 2014, following 25 years in the government’s economics and statistical services (including HM Treasury

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Geoffrey Hodgson

Geoffrey Hodgson is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Institutional Economics, published by Cambridge University Press. He has written 16 books, over 140 articles in academic journals, and over 80 articles

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Gill Seyfang

Gill is a Reader in Sustainable Consumption at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia and a National Teaching Fellow (2017). You can find out more about her

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Gillian Benjamin

Gillian is a climate communicator and entrepreneur. She is currently building an education and engagement company to help people help individuals and businesses hasten their progress towards a post-carbon economy.

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Graham Boyd

Graham has experience spanning chief executive officer, start-up entrepreneur and consultant. He has lead businesses to reinvent their future, across strategy, innovation and organisation transformation. Graham also delivers keynotes on

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Grazia Ietto-Gillies

Grazia is Emeritus Professor of Applied Economics and Visiting Research Professor, Birkbeck, University of London. She has also published in 2017 a memoir of her childhood in Calabria: By the

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Guy Dauncey

Guy Dauncey is an eco-futurist who works to develop a positive vision of a sustainable future, and to translate that vision into action. He is founder of the BC Sustainable Energy

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Ha Joon Chang

Ha-Joon Chang teaches economics at Cambridge University. He is the author of 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism, and Economics: the User’s Guide

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Howard Stein

Howard Stein is a Professor in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) and the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan. He is a development economist educated

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Ian Harwood

Ian Harwood is a practising macro-economist who has worked in the City for the past forty years including as Chief Economist of major banks and is a Trustee of PEP.

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Jack Reardon

Jack is founding editor of the International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, and author of several books on economics education.

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James M. Cypher

James is a Research Scholar at the Institute for Sustainable Prosperity and a Research Professor in the Doctoral Program in Development Studies (UAED) at the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (Mexico). 

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Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington

Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington is Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a social psychologist interested in the mechanisms underlying our human sensitivity

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Joe Zammit-Lucia

Joe is co-Founder and Trustee of Radix – the think tank for the radical centre where he has authored papers on corporate governance, multiple aspects of Brexit and monetary policy.

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Johanna Koehler

Johanna is Researcher and Programme Manager of the Water Programme at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford, as well as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at

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John Barry

John is Professor of Green Political Economy at the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queens University Belfast. He has a BA and MA from University College Dublin and

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John Christensen

Trained as a forensic auditor and economist, John has worked in many countries around the world, including a period of working in offshore financial services with Touche Ross & Co.

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John Wood

John is Emeritus Professor of Design at Goldsmiths, University of London and Professor of Practice at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD. In the early 1970’s John invented several solar energy

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Jonathan Chenoweth

Jonathan is a senior lecturer in the Centre for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Surrey. He researches water resources management and sustainable development. He has researched in the

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Jonathan Michie

Jonathan Michie, Oxford’s Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange, Director of Continuing Education, and President of Kellogg, has just published ‘An Advanced Introduction to Globalisation’ (Edward Elgar 2017), and discounted

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Joshua Howey

Joshua graduated with a BA in Chinese and History from Durham University in June 2018. He takes a keen interest in East Asian history, politics and economics which is rooted

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Joss Tantram

Joss Tantram is an expert in sustainable strategy, reporting and management, with 20 years’ experience in the private and not-for-profit sectors in the UK, Europe and world-wide. Joss leads Terrafiniti’s

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Katherine Trebeck

Katherine is Knowledge and Policy Lead at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance and member of the CUSP Advisory Board. In her longstanding involvement with Oxfam, she developed Oxfam’s Humankind Index. Her

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Laurie Laybourn-Langton

Laurie is a trustee of Rethinking Economics, an international network of students, academics and professionals building a better economics in society and the classroom. He is also a Senior Research

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Laurie Macfarlane

Laurie Macfarlane is a Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation and an editor at openDemocracyUK. He holds a first-class Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Strathclyde. Mr.

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Leon Wansleben

Leon joined the LSE in 2014 as an Assistant Professor. His main areas of interest include economic sociology (in particular the study of financial markets), the sociology of knowledge and

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Lynne Davis

Lynne is a farmer, activist, organiser and founder of the Open Food Network UK . She has spent the last decade working to understand how food and farming systems can be

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Marco Sebastianelli

Marco works in impact investment. He holds a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the Institute of Advanced Studies in Pavia, where he specialised in the conceptualisation and measurement

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Mark Harvey

Mark is Emeritus Professor in Sociology at the University of Essex, and Honorary Professor in Sociology at the Sustainable Consumption Institute, the University of Manchester. He has developed an historical

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Martin Parker

Martin attempts through his research and writing to widen the scope of what is usually part of business and management studies, whether in terms of particular sorts of organisations (the

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Megan Blake

Megan is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Sheffield. She has more than 25 years of experience conducting primary research and analysis on social innovation, community

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Nat Dyer

Nat is Programme Director for Promoting Economic Pluralism and a writer based in London. He was previously a campaigner with anti-corruption group, Global Witness. He tweets at @natjdyer

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Nicholas Gruen

Nicholas is a policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator, founder of Lateral Economics and Peach Financial, Visiting Professor at Kings College London Policy Institute and Adjunct Professor at UTS Business School.

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Nina Boeger

Nina is a qualified solicitor and German lawyer. She is currently a Reader in Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Law and Enterprise at the University of Bristol Law

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Paul Frijters

Paul completed his Masters in Econometrics at the University of Groningen, and a PhD in wellbeing economics at the University of Amsterdam. He is now a Professor of Economics and

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Pete Barbrook-Johnson

Pete is a Senior Research Fellow based at the University of Surrey and hosted by the Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus and the Centre for Research

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Peter Jackson

Peter is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield. He Co-Directs the University’s Institute for Sustainable Food.

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Peter Manley

Peter is a self-employed financial consultant / musician currently living and working in Ireland. Peter worked for many years in ‘The City’ specialising as a Quant (quantitative Research analyst), working at four

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Prashant Vaze

Prashant is an environmental economist and novelist who lives in Hong Kong and works on climate issues for WWF. He is the author of three books. His most recent, the

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René Kemp

René is professor of innovation and sustainable development at ICIS and professorial fellow of UNU-MERIT. He is interested in the link between micro change and macro change. He is well-known

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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 McNeill Douglas

Richard is a PhD candidate at the Political Economy Research Centre of Goldsmiths, University of London. His PhD is funded by the UK Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity.

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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 Rowden

Rick is Senior Economist as Global Financial Integrity (GFI) and has a Phd in economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Previously he worked as an inter-regional advisor for

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Rita Samiolo

Rita is Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management at King’s College London. Rita’s research is in the area of social and institutional studies of accounting. She is particularly interested in

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Robert Mochrie

Robbie Mochrie completed his first degree at St Andrews University in 1988 before working for the Legal Services Division of Bank of Scotland for three years. He then returned to

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Roger Miles

Roger researches behavioural economics and behavioural and conduct risk and counsels boards on best communication of risk, uncertainty, and conduct matters, overcoming the limitations of conventional risk management. He has

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Sardip Sandhu

Sardip hopes for world peace, ethical and innovative businesses and an endless supply of good books. Utterly biased about her Indian heritage, and believes Punjabi cuisine is one of the best

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Sitti Rahma Ma’mun

Rahma is currently a PhD student at the Centre for Global Food and Resources at the University of Adelaide. She is researching irrigated farming, institutional arrangement of common pool resources

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Sophie van Huellen

Sophie is a lecturer in Economics at SOAS University of London. Her research interests include food prices and issues around food security, commodity dependency and food sovereignty. In particular she

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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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Stewart Lansley

Stewart Lansley is a visiting fellow at London’s City University and at the University of Bristol. He has written widely on inequality, wealth, poverty and austerity,  and is the author of A Universal Basic

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Tanweer Ali

Tanweer Ali is a lecturer in finance and economics with Empire State College, State University of New York. His research interests are in corporate governance and the application of linguistic

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Teresa Linzner

Teresa is an experienced researcher with an academic background in both Economics and Philosophy. She obtained a BSc in Economics and a BA in Philosophy in Vienna before completing an

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Tim Gooding

Tim is keen to understand how emergent behaviour and evolutionary forces shape the market and society. One of his goals to bring complexity into economics and increase the understanding of

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Tom Burgess

Combining international business success with substantial political experience, Tom Burgess had a long entrepreneurial career in media and communications, his last role was CEO of an international public relations firm

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Ulrich Volz

Ulrich is Founding Director of the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance and Reader in Economics at SOAS University of London; Senior Research Fellow at the German Development Institute; and Honorary

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Valerie Iles

Valerie has an in-depth understanding of management and leadership theory, a breadth of practical experience of the behaviours and dynamics of healthcare organisations and a wide-ranging interest in other fields

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Victoria Chick

Victoria Chick is Professor Emeritus at the University College London (UCL). She holds both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, where she

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