A poem by Felipe Alexandre de Lima Synthetic material The packaging of our morning cereal Quite useful but also causing a pollution disaster Let us think about...Read more
The environment in the Constitution: from principles to formal rules
Last week, Italy became the 5th country in the world to include the words “environment, biodiversity and ecosystems” in its Constitution. Despite some other Nations...Read more
When economics meets psychology
The capitalist economic system we are traversing has been ingrained by the imperative of economic growth – culturally, politically, and institutionally (Kovacic...Read more
The Nobel Prize for natural experiments and the establishment of causality.
Image Soure: Wikimedia.org Last Monday, Prof. David Card, Prof. Joshua Angrist and Prof. Guido Imbens were awarded with the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic...Read more
Research Dissemination and Communication through Art
Text and illustration by Jayani Ishara Sudusinghe Research dissemination and communication gained much attention in the recent present. While scholars understand the...Read more
THE POWER OF WORDS
by Mariana Oliveira & Serena Kaiser In Italy, a critical discussion about a project of law, known as DDL Zan (DDL comes from “disegno di legge” in Italian and Zan...Read more
Empowering The Circular Economy Transition Through Stewardship: A Critical Vignette
By Felipe Alexandre de Lima and Azar Z. Mahmoum Gonbadi. Illustrations by Felipe Alexandre de Lima In this critical vignette, we want to engage readers with a...Read more
The Bricks and Mortar of Circular Economy Measurement in Africa.
Originally written by Dr. Natalie Beinisch-Co-Founder at Circular Economy Innovation Partnership. As excitement about the Circular Economy grows so too do calls for...Read more
Limit to decouple: The rebound effect.
Image source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) In the middle of the 19th Century, the economist William Stanley Jevons started...Read more
Circular Economy: A potential thrombolytic for global supply chains?
by Meletios Bimpizas and Prof. Andrea Genovese(University of Sheffield, Management School) So, the “Capitalist Thrombosis” linked to the Suez Canal crisis...Read more
The Role of Policy Entrepreneurs: Critical factors to the institutional uptake of the Circular Economy.
Image Source: European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg. [Fred Marvaux/ © European Union 2020 – Source : EP] In 1990, David Pearce and Robert Kerry...Read more
Is there life beyond GDP?
How should we measure economic performance and success? We keep using GPD and economic growth and we keep ignoring all the critiques that point out how wrong are both...Read more