Refreshing Development: Making the case for new economic thought in global development policy

International donors have long been exporting the West’s neoliberal economic policies in developing countries with limited success. As the thought undergoes scrutiny in the week’s other events, this panel session brings together a cross-section of young practitioners and academics who are actively exploring what alternative schools of economic thought offer for international development policy and what they mean in practice.


Özlem Onaran

Prof Özlem Onaran is a prize-winning Feminist Economist at the University of Greenwich and Director of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre. She has done … Read more

Marcus Jenal

Marcus Jenal is a Partner with Mesopartner – a consulting and research firm specialising in economic development, territorial development, competitiveness and innovation. Marcus specialises in … Read more

Reema Patel

Reema Patel is Programme Manager for the RSA’s Citizens Economic Council, tasked with engaging members of the public in a deliberative and informed conversation about … Read more

Filippo Addarii

Filippo’s ambition is to transform Europe, through the power of networks, open-ended innovation and diffused entrepreneurship to fulfil its mission of global peace, prosperity and … Read more

Hector Pollitt

Hector Pollitt is a Director and the Head of Modelling at Cambridge Econometrics. He is a post-Keynesian economist with particular expertise in macroeconomic modelling, focusing … Read more

Shaarad Sharma

The event host is Shaarad Sharma – a member of the Hertie Fellows and Friends Network. He holds an MPP from Hertie School of Governance, … Read more

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RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 6EZ


September 15, 2017

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