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Financialisation Economy Society and Sustainable Development

Contributed by: Leeds University Business School

From 2016-09-27 to 2016-09-28, Belgium
A two-day event:
Tuesday 27 September will be dedicated to a reflection from a research perspective.
On Wednesday 28 September, we will open the debate from a policy perspective.
Financialisation Economy Society and Sustainable Development
The EU-funded FESSUD project will close 5 years of research about financialisation of our economy. It will present its main findings and policy recommendations for a financial system better serving the economy, society and the environment.

FESSUD brings together expertise from 14 leading universities across Europe and South Africa and PLS as the only civil society organisation to look afresh at how the financial system affects the world around us. This project has studied the growth and impacts of the financial system in Europe and offers recommendations to make the financial system work for society, the economy and the environment and not – as has sometimes been the case – the other way round.

The FESSUD project targets a wide public going from policy makers to representatives of the business sector, through civil society, to academics and citizens from the EU and beyond.

A two-day event on Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development:

Tuesday 27 September will be dedicated to a reflection from a research perspective.
On Wednesday 28 September, we will open the debate from a policy perspective.



Practical information:

- When? 27 & 28 September 2016

- Venues:
27 September 2016: Fondation Universitaire - Rue d'Egmont 11, 1000 Bruxelles
28 September 2016: Concert Noble - Rue d'Arlon 84, 1000 Bruxelles

- Language : English

- Attendance is free but registration is compulsory

- More info: http://fessud.eu/fessud-final-conference-2016/

Contributor

Organisation

    Leeds University Business School
    University of Leeds
    LS2 9JT Leeds
    United Kingdom
    Website

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Keywords

Financialisation, Finance, Crisis, economic crisis, financial crisis, macroeconomic policies, sustainable development, well-being, Foresight, Future of finance
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