15th December 2022
The Open University Economics Seminar Series is honoured to host the First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford and Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt as they discuss the Welsh basic income pilot for people leaving care. The event will be introduced and chaired by Rajiv Prabhakar.
16th November 2022
Olena Borodyna, Senior Transition Risk Analyst from the Overseas Development Institute and Basani Baloyi from the Institute for Economic Justice in South Africa will discuss the challenges posed in the climate–security nexus.
22nd June 2022
This talk explores the concept of essential work using a global feminist social reproduction perspective. Based on research conducted in the first phase of the pandemic, it shows that the meaning of essential work in essential work legislations/classifications is more ambiguous and politicised than it may appear.
25th May 2022
In this talk, Dr. Ayobami ILori will focus on recent evidence and debates on fiscal policy since 2007, both from an academic and policymakers’ perspectives.
20th May 2022
5th May 2022
Richard Heffernan discusses enabling electoral disenchantment to be expressed at an election.
27th April 2022
In this talk, Dr. Aiora Zabala will provide an overview of the challenges and drivers for planting trees in productive farming systems, a climate and sustainability solution that aligns environmental conservation and development goals.
30th March 2022
OU Economics Seminar Series 2022
Health and industrial policy in and after Covid-19: Economic context from UNIDO's Industrial Development Report (IDR) 2022.
10th December 2021
In this talk, Professor Paul Anand will provide an overview of research related to the operationalisation of the Sen-Nussbaum capability approach to human wellbeing.
30th November 2021
Dr Jerome de Henau presents new research showing how investment in care can achieve both social and macro-economic goals.