UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


To build a better world, stop chasing economic growth

Professor Robert Costanza writes for Nature calling for a new economy based on sustainable prosperity, justice and sufficiency


15 January 2024

"The year 2024 must be a turning point for shifting policies away from gross domestic product towards sustainable wellbeing" writes Professor Robert Costanza. 

Read this powerful comment piece about what future direction the Professor of ecological economics at the IGP hopes we're going to be taking starting from this year. 

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