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Measuring Ireland's Progress: Launch of Sustainable Progress Index 2022

Feb 18, 2022 01:00 PM in Dublin

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Prof. Charles Clark
@St. John's University, New York
Senior Fellow, Vincentian Center for Church and Society and Professor of Economics. He earned a B.A. from Fordham University and both M.A. and Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research, writing his dissertation under the supervision of Robert Heilbronner. He is the author of Economic Theory and Natural Philosophy (1992), Pathways to a Basic Income (with John Healy) (1997); Basic Income: Economic Security for All Canadians (with Sally Lerner and Robert Needlham) (1999) and The Basic Income Guarantee: Ensuring Progress and Prosperity in the 21st Century (2002) and the editor of History and Historians of Political Economy (1994); Institutional Economics and the Theory of Social Value (1995); Unemployment in Ireland (with Catherine Kavanagh) (1998) and Rethinking Abundance (with Helen Alford, Steve Cortright and Mike Naughton) (2005). He has lectured widely in the United States and Europe. He has more than 150 publications and has made more than 90 professional presentations.
Dr. Catherine Kavanagh
@University College Cork
Dr. Catherine Kavanagh is a Lecturer in Economics at UCC and received her PhD from the University of Aberdeen. Her research areas include compensation in the workplace, labour market policies, the skills and qualifications of workers, income distribution and measures of progress. Her most recent research focuses on monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and together with Professor Charles M.A. Clark (St. John's University, New York), she has published many reports that monitor the performance and achievement of the SDGs of the EU15 countries, including Ireland. Dr. Kavanagh is the Co-Director of the MSc in Business Economics programme in the School of Economics. She was formerly Manager of the Government appointed group, the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs and is a former member of the Council of the National Centre for Performance and Partnership. She has been a member of the Academic Council of Social Justice Ireland since 2016.
Colette Bennett
@Social Justice Ireland
Colette Bennett is Economic and Research Analyst with Social Justice Ireland. She has a background in law, public policy and community development. Her research interests include housing, poverty, participative democracy, financial inclusion and health.