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Prosperity and

Sustainability in the Green Economy

FALSTAFF model [Beta 1.0]

Working Paper  15-01


SIGMA model has been updated

Working Paper 15-03



Prosperity without Growth – Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow

New book by Tim Jackson

A new edition of Prosperity Without Growth – the landmark work by CUSP Director Professor Tim Jackson – was launched at a special event on 19 December at the University of Surrey, which also celebrated his appointment as 2016 Hillary Laureate.

An economy that works

Blog by Tim Jackson

Prosperity isn’t just about earning more and having more, it consists in our ability to participate meaningfully in the life of society. A vital element that has gone missing for ordinary people over recent decades, Tim Jackson argues. We must question the fundamental structures behind our economies before they will work for everyone.

Disruptive Innovation Festival

Tim Jackson in conversation with Ken Webster and Joss Blériot

Having explored in depth the topic of our industrialised societies’ relationship with materials, as well as the need for gradual decoupling between development and resource impact, Tim Jackson joins the Disruptive Innovation Festival and discusses the potential of the circular economy at scale.

Rethinking the Green Economy

Panel discussion w/ Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson joining discussion panel at “Inside the Green Economy” book launch, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 19 September 2016.

Nexus Thinking

Annual RGS conference w/ Tim Jackson, 2 Sept 2016

The debate on limits to growth is now more than four decades old. But recent experience offers new insights into the challenge. As part of the Annual RGS conference, Tim Jackson’s talk starts from a critical examination of the conventional vision and explores the possibilities for moving beyond it.

Care, Craft & Creativity: Towards the Economy of Tomorrow

Resurgence 50th anniversary w/ Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson to give lecture at Resurgence magazine’s 50th anniversary event: One Earth, One Humanity, One Future – 23 September 2016, Oxford.

Fostering a Sustainable Prosperity

High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 11 July 2016

Tim Jackson speaks at the 2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the UN’s central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and SDGs.

Tim Jackson named 2016 Hillary Laureate

Tim Jackson to receive prestigious international award for exceptional mid-career leadership, 20 June 2016

The Hillary Institute of International Leadership has announced today the selection of Tim Jackson as the 2016 Hillary Laureate for exceptional mid-career Leadership. The Director of CUSP is the Institute’s 7th annual global Laureate since 2009.


Is the Party Over for Economic Growth?

Tim Jackson in panel debate at Emmanuel Centre, London, 16 May 2016

Intelligence Squared wa hosting a discussion on the future of the global economy. Other panelists include Stephanie Flanders, JP Morgan’s chief market strategist for Europe, and acclaimed US economic historian Deirdre McCloskey. The evening was moderated by Kamal Ahmed, Economics Editor of BBC News.

Growth – the good, the bad, and the ugly

St Gallen Symposium w/ Tim Jackson, 12 May 2016

Tim Jackson gives opening keynote and in-depth workshop at the 46th St. Gallen Symposium, a high-profile annual conference designed to “capture and condense the most relevant debates currently shaping the world around us and making them center-stage.”

Limits Revisited

Blog by Tim Jackson on new APPG report, 19 April 2016

To coincide with the launch of a new All Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth, Tim Jackson discusses the continuing relevance of the Club of Rome’s groundbreaking report in today’s context and introduces Limits Revisited, a new review of the debate, co-written with environmental writer Robin Webster.

Towards a Stock-Flow Consistent Macroeconomics

New publication by Prof Tim Jackson et al,  April 2016

Tim Jackson and his colleagues have developed a suite of macroeconomic models based on the methodology of Post-Keynesian Stock Flow Consistent (SFC) system dynamics. Taken together these models represent the first steps in constructing a new macroeconomic synthesis  capable of  exploring  the economic and financial dimensions of  an  economy confronting resource or environmental constraints.

How constraints make us grow - society in transition

Materiality and spiritually in Marx, Darwin and Malthus

Tim Jackson commenting on Bellamy Foster essay – Great Transition Blog, Oct 2015

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