UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


IIPP's Rethinking Capitalism course: Policymaker places available

IIPP is making available up to 15 places for economic and public policymakers to attend our 10-week Rethinking Capitalism course, running January - March 2022. 

Capitalism x

This online course will provide attendees with a critical perspective on the ‘grand-challenges’ facing modern economies including falling productivity, investment and living standards, widening inequality, financial instability and the growing threat of climate change. 

The course combines academic lectures from some of the world’s leading new economic thinkers with policy lectures from leading policymakers and influencers. 2022’s confirmed guest lecturers include Stephanie KeltonEric BeinhockerJayati Ghosh and Francesca Bria along with IIPP staff, Mariana Mazzucato (Director of IIPP), Rainer KattelAntonio Andreoni and Josh Ryan-Collins.  

The course will help students develop their critical thinking and make the connections between economic theory and real-world policy issues. It will provide an introduction to a range of different economics perspectives, including Neoclassical, post-Keynesian, ecological, evolutionary, Marxist and institutional economics theories and how their different assumptions link to different public policies.

Key information

Term dates

10-week course, 10 January - 25 March 2022 (reading week 14 - 18 February) 


Lectures (online): Tuesday, 4 - 6pm
Seminars (online): Wednesday, 12 - 1pm


£1000 (£600 for policymakers for developing or emerging market economies)

Closing date

1 December 2021