Pioneering Global Prosperity

Study global problems, create global solutions, deliver global prosperity

Get a feel for our MSc programme | Student Interview

Our MSc course attracts people who recognise the major social and environmental problems the world faces, and want to do something about them. Recently, we’ve been speaking to our students to give you a better idea of the IGP, and... Continue Reading →

IGP Soundbite | Chief Economics Commentator at the FT, Martin Wolf | The crisis of democratic capitalism

SoundCloud Link - Listen for yourself  Recently, we were lucky enough to hear from Martin Wolf, the chief economics commentator at the Financial Times. After a short lecture, we had the opportunity to discuss some of the most important issues of our... Continue Reading →

Our Research in the Real World – Innovation Labs

Recently the Director of our masters programme, Tuukka Toivonen (@Tuukka_T) had an article about his research published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. The work examines the optimism, but also the ambiguity surrounding innovation labs and work hubs. There is a widespread belief that work... Continue Reading →

IGP Soundbite Series | Wellbeing Inequality | Annie Quick, NEF

Annie Quick, the Wellbeing and Inequality Lead for the New Economics Foundation visited us recently for our Soundbite series. NEF have recently set up the New Economy Organisers Network - a network of people working towards a sustainable and inclusive economy. Here is a... Continue Reading →

Measuring Global Prosperity

Paul Caruana Galizia from the Legatum Institute will share insights from his work on the Legatum Prosperity Index.

IGP Soundbite | Measuring Social Progress, Not Wealth | Michael Green, Director of Social Progress Imperative

Michael will be speaking at IGP on 20 October

Want to be an economist? Fantastic. Leave money aside, let’s talk about human well-being

Kate Raworth will challenge MSc students' economic thinking on 3 October

Could you develop an innovation diary app with us?

IGP is looking for collaborators to develop a data collection app for entrepreneurs to map their 'innovation journeys'.

IGP Director’s Seminar | Glenys Thornton

We're thrilled to announce that Baroness Glenys Thornton will join the MSc Global Prosperity students for a guest seminar on 17 November. Glenys is Chief Executive at The Young Foundation. She grew up in inner city Bradford, attended a local... Continue Reading →

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