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Kate Raworth

Economist and Author, Doughnut Economics

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 at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, and also Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Her critically acclaimed book Doughnut Economics (Random House, April 2017) identifies seven insights to help the 21st century economist bring humanity into the global sweet spot (shaped like a doughnut) that combines human prosperity with ecological sustainability. From 2002 to 2013 she was Senior Researcher at Oxfam, before which she worked for the United Nations Development Programme where she co-authored the UN Human Development Report from 1997 to 2001. Ms Raworth has been named by The Guardian as “one of the top 10 tweeters on economic transformation”.