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Amsterdam embraces the doughnut economic model

Geoff Riley

14th April 2020

There has been much interest in a decision of the city authorities in Amsterdam to embrace Kate Raworth's doughnut model of sustainable growth.

The Doughnut model explained in a best-selling book argues that the main the goal of economic activity should be about meeting the core needs of all but within the means of the planet.

The Guardian reports here about the news from Amsterdam. You can follow this further by reading Kate Raworth's tweets. More here from Quartz. The Dutch want to make big economic reforms with a doughnut

Head to Kate's own web page for full details of the Amsterdam doughnut

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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