The Entrepreneurial State and the Risk-Reward Nexus: Implications for Innovation and Inequality

Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of Economics, SPRU, University of Sussex, will give a STEPS Seminar on Tuesday 16 April on a new framework to study the relationship between innovation and inequality. Tuesday 16 April, 1pm-2.30pm University of Sussex, Brighton. Venue on campus to be confirmed. All welcome More details on the event page Overview of seminar Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of Economics and RM Phillips…

HAVE YOUR SAY: DELHI SEMINAR ON INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT

At last month’s seminar on Innovation, Sustainability and Development at NISTADS, participants reflected on the state of innovation in various fields – in food and agriculture, health, ICTs, low carbon technology, and at grassroots level. This is an invitation to talk more about the issues. For those who couldn’t make it to the seminar, or…

EGYPT AND SUDAN: POLITICS AND WATER IN A NEW NILE STATE

Our STEPS Water Seminar on 22 February is with Ana Cascão from Stockholm International Water Institute, who’s recently returned from working in Egypt and Sudan. Ana is a political scientist with a particular interest in the politics of water in the Middle East and North-East Africa. Her main research topic is the hydropolitics in the…

STEPS SEMINAR: BIOFUELS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member For presentation, podcast and photos from this event see the STEPS Seminars page: During the past few years, bio-energy and especially liquid biofuels have gone from being a topic for mostly technical researchers to full-blown controversy and front-page headlines. It has been implicated for exacerbating climate change rather than…