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Wednesday, July 27 • 8:29am - 8:30am
Plenary V: Making Sense In Economics, Ethics, and Policy

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Description: We need to examine the foundation of our global economic system that assumes unlimited growth in a finite world, to consider the paradigms of regenerative capital, steady-state economics, and innovation. This means considering no-growth and negative-growth models, and perhaps shifting our concept of growth from quantity to quality, from extraction to investment in natural and human capital.

Chair: Alec Tsoucatos and Mila Popovitch

Speakers
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John Fullerton

Founder and President, The Capital Institute
John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute, “a collaborative working to explore and effect the economic transition to a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth through the transformation of finance.” Through the work of Capital Institute, regular public speaking engagements, and university lectures, John has become a recognized thought leader in the New Economy space generally, and the... Read More →
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Mila Popovitch

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Researcher, University of Colorado
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder | Mila Popovich is an interdisciplinary scholar, an awarded performing artist in multiple dance forms, and a bilingual poet. With expertise in Comparative Literature and Humanities ,her current work focuses on the issues of woman’s migrations and migrant women's subjectivity in relation to globalization processes. | | She is an Associate Fellow at the World... Read More →
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Alec Tsoucatos

Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Economics and Business, Regis University and Metro State University
Alec Tsoucatos, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Economics and Business, Regis University and Metro State University. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt on December 6 1941 (a day before Pearl Harbor) of Greek parents. Alexandria then was a cosmopolitan city that embraced English, French, Italian, Greek, Jewish and Arab communities. Alec went to an English school for his primary education and in Athens to a Greek school for Junior and Senior high school... Read More →


Wednesday July 27, 2016 8:29am - 8:30am
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

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