Rethinking Economic Growth:
Toward an International Degrowth Network


   6:30
pm,
January
12,
2009
at
the
Hub
King’s
Cros...
Growth in Transition
•     International Conference 28 and 29 January 2010, Vienna
•     Scientific Workshop 27 January 20...
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Growth in Transition

 
   Growth
in
Transi,on
will
be
discussed
on
the
basis
of
the

     following
themes:

        •
Mo...
Degrowth 2.0


                        The second international conference
                        on degrowth will develo...
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Rethinking economic growth: Toward an International degrowth network

  1. 1. Rethinking Economic Growth: Toward an International Degrowth Network   6:30
pm,
January
12,
2009
at
the
Hub
King’s
Cross,
London
   I.
PoliDcs
and
Degrowth
Dr.
Mauro
Bonaiu,,
University
of
Turin
(Italy)
   II.
Civil
Society
and
Degrowth
in
Europe
Leida
Rijnhout,
ANPED
(Netherlands)
   III.
Degrowth
and
the
Firm
Andre
Reichel,
StuEgart
University
(Germany)
   IV.
Policies
for
Sustainable
Economies
Dr.
Steven
SpraE,
New
Economics
Founda,on
 (UK)
and
Professor
Tim
Jackson,
University
of
Surrey
(UK)
 The
goal
of
this
event
is
contribute
to
the
establishment
and
consolida,on
of
an
Interna,onal
 Degrowth
network,
one
that
values
the
complementarity
and
diversity
of
the
many
 emerging
European
movements,
and
encourages
and
enables
collabora,on
between
 researchers
and
CSOs
in
order
to
move
toward
realizing
a
Degrowth
society.
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  2. 2. Growth in Transition •  International Conference 28 and 29 January 2010, Vienna •  Scientific Workshop 27 January 2010, Vienna •  An Initiative of the Austrian Environment Ministry in cooperation with 15 partners •  Does economic growth solve our problems (such as unemployment, increasing poverty or environmental pollution), or does it cause these problems? •  The conference deliberately tackles a broad range of topics in order to involve as many different stakeholders as possible to trigger a wide public debate. http://www.growthintransition.eu SERI ES GEHT UM WAS ! 2
  3. 3. SERI ES GEHT UM WAS ! 3
  4. 4. Growth in Transition   Growth
in
Transi,on
will
be
discussed
on
the
basis
of
the
 following
themes:
 •
Money
and
the
Financial
System
 •
Growth
and
Resource
Use
 •
Social
Jus,ce
and
Poverty
 •
Sustainable
Produc,on

and
Consump,on
 •
Regional
Aspects
 •
Macroeconomics
for
Sustainability
 •
Quality
of
Life
and
Measurement
of
Prosperity
 •
Work
 •
Governance
 •
Sustainable
Management
   The
key
themes
are
also
discussed
on
the
internet
(see
 hEp://www.growthintransi,on.eu/discussion‐forum/)
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  5. 5. Degrowth 2.0 The second international conference on degrowth will develop clear policy proposals and strategies for action on degrowth and define the key open questions and research agenda. High emphasis on the development of cooperative research in the areas of money, work, infrastructure, advertising, natural resources, housing, basic income and income ceiling etc. SERI ES GEHT UM WAS ! 5

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