An expert in industrial policy and ‘green’ economics
will be visiting the University of Wolverhampton for a guest
James Meadway from the new economics foundation (nef) will
present a Management Research Centre seminar on Wednesday, 2 May
The event will be held in the University’s Chaplaincy (MP
Building), City Campus North at 1.15pm.
Head of the Management Research Centre at the University of
Wolverhampton, Professor Mike Haynes, said: “The issue of
sustainability has to be at the heart of any recovery programme.
The new economics foundation is playing a leading role in
challenging us to put people first and this will be a good
opportunity to hear the arguments about how sustainability can
assist recovery rather than work against it.”
Founded in 1986 the nef is an independent think tank focusing on
sustainable national and international development which has played
a leading role in putting both green and other critical issues on
the UK political agenda.
James Meadway is a nef economist who works principally on the
modelling of a just and sustainable macro economy as part of The
Great Transition initiative. He has worked as a policy advisor at
HM Treasury, where he covered regional development, science and
innovation policy, and worked on the Barker Review of planning.
Most recently, he was a senior policy advisor at the Royal
The Management Research Centre is part of the University of
Wolverhampton Business School.
Attendance is free but people need to reserve a place by
emailing Stephen Greenfield at: email@example.com
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Date Issued: Thursday, 26 April 2012
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