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Research: Prosperity

A leading thinker on prosperity Professor Moore challenges traditional economic models of growth arguing that to flourish communities, businesses and governments need to engage with diversity and work within environmental limits. She is the Director of University College London’s Institute for Global Prosperity and the Chair of the London Prosperity Board.

Towards Prosperity: Reinvigorating Local Economies through Universal Basic Services

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As we enter a new decade the future is increasingly uncertain. This paper focuses on interpreting existing research on localism and the foundational economy in light of recent discussions concerning Universal Basic Services. We argue that localisation of basic services should form the basis of a new industrial strategy for the 2020’s.

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Towards a shared prosperity: co-designing solutions in Lebanon’s spaces of displacement

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This article argues that a citizen science and participatory planning approach to infrastructure can lead to significant outcomes for improving quality of life, as well as building pathways to shared prosperity in diverse urban environments.

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Understanding Prosperity in East London: Local Meanings and “Sticky” Measures of the Good Life

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How prosperity is conceptualized and measured is more than an intellectual exercise. This is not simply because indicators and metrics have powerful knowledge and governance effects. Fields of action, and thereby possibilities for change, are limited or enabled by the concepts and language that citizens, policy makers, governments, and academics use to theorize, act on and measure prosperity.

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Whose business is prosperity?

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Henrietta L. Moore argues that business needs to deliver sustainable prosperity for people and planet

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'Super-diversity and the prosperous society'

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Drawing on ethnographic material from East London, the authors contend that, in super-diverse places, ethnic diversity could become a valuable aspect of community life, while inequalities in social, cultural and symbolic capital become central points of social antagonism to the detriment of prosperity.

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'Global Prosperity and Sustainable Development Goals'

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There is no single route to prosperity; diversity of objectives is essential and fundamental. Learning from initiatives in the Global South, such as the case of agroecology, might pave the way towards this paradigm shift.

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The next big challenge!

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Henrietta L. Moore has been appointed to lead the new Institute of Global Prosperity at University College London (UCL). The institute will be part of The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment in October when Professor Moore joins UCL.

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