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Harnessing Data for Green Growth at the Knowledge Centre, British Library

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Time 18:30
Date 02/05/19
Price Free

Green growth needs to be directed, but by whom? What sort of new collaborations across society can stimulate a bold agenda for a Green New Deal? Join the debate with a panel of world-leading thinkers.

This event is chaired by IIPP Director Mariana Mazzucato. Mariana is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL). She is winner of the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought and named as one of the 'three most important thinkers about innovation' by the New Republic. She is the author of highly acclaimed books The Entrepreneurial State and The Value of Everything, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize.

Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges, and is the creator of the Doughnut of Social and Planetary Boundaries. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute and is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Doughnut Economics.

Carlota Perez studies the socio-economic impact of major technological change. Author of the influential Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital, she is Honorary Professor at IIPP and at SPRU, University of Sussex, a Visiting Professor at LSE and at TalTech, Estonia. Carlota’s current research project analyses the historical role of government in shaping the context for innovation.