Crisis and Opportunity: The World After Coronavirus

The current global crisis can become a global turning point introducing a remake of the fundamentals of our social and economic life. After examining how the current crisis exposes the detrimental effects of our profit-oriented economic system, we will focus on ideas and very concrete projects for a more sustainable economy.

Important sources for the course:

Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams. The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown Up Economy. Bristol: Bristol UP 2019.

Kate Raworth. Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist. London: Random House 2017