Genevieve Azam

Geneviève Azam, a senior lecturer in economics and a researcher at Toulouse University 2, is also militant ecologist and alter-globalist with ATTAC France.

From Growth to Degrowth: a Brief History

In growth-based societies, the cessation of growth means prolonged economic recessions, an explosion in poverty, an intensification of productivist or extractivist activities and setbacks in democracy. But social progress, prosperity and living well are possible without economic growth; in fact, they require a shift towards post-growth or degrowth societies.

July 7, 2017