The BW Buckhorn Chair in Economics features "Sustainable Development and the Common Good," presented by Susan Baker, Professor of Environmental Social Science, Cardiff University, United Kingdom. Baker has conducted major research on sustainable development and global environmental change. As she explores the interrelationship between ecology, economics and society, she observes, “Our task is to find how best to govern our future in ways that support both ecological resilience and societal equity in the context of sustainable development."Professor Baker is the first woman to receive a Swedish Royal Appointment as King Carl XVI Gustaf Professor in Environmental Science. She holds a BA Honours, Economics & Philosophy, and an MA from the National University of Ireland. She earned her Doctorate in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
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