January 7, 2010

It’s not just the economy stupid … Life after Copenhagen

In 1992 Bill Clinton famously said "it’s the economy stupid." With the Copenhagen climate change conference, it might be asked if this has been replaced with “no, it’s the environment stupid.” I think the focus has to shift beyond either, or even both. I would like to propose as the most useful framing: “it’s the implementation stupid”.
October 21, 2008

Ladder Award to James Flynn – practical social science to replace populist fear

This weeks Ladder is awarded to James Flynn who illustrates how social and economic science reflection and research can help to transform opinions based on fear to considered perspectives based on knowledge and understanding.