A renegade economist offers a greener, fairer, safer way to think about the global economy
Kate Raworth is an economist whose research focuses on the unique social and ecological challenges of the 21st century. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate teaching at Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute, and a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Over the last two decades Kate has worked as Senior Researcher at Oxfam, as a co-author of the UN's Human Development Report at the United Nations Development Programme, and as a Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute in the villages of Zanzibar. She has been named by the Guardian as one of the top ten tweeters on economic transformation.
"I've never seen [the concepts in Doughnut Economics] laid out so clearly, compellingly, or cheekily. Social entrepreneurs, it's doughnut time - and I strongly recommend that you take a bite." -- Four Books Every Social Entrepreneur Should Read * Forbes * "Doughnut Economics shows how to ensure dignity and prosperity for all people." * Huffington Post * "A compelling and timely intervention." -- Caroline Lucas MP, Books of the Year * The Ecologist * "A book you will need to know about . . . Kate writes beautifully . . . If only 10% of the ideas get implemented, the world will be a much better place." -- World Bank blog "A sharp, insightful call for a shift in thinking . . . Raworth's energetic, layperson-friendly writing makes her concept accessible as well as intriguing." * Publishers Weekly *