Reimagine is a new and original podcast series from the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University’s Said Business School, presented by Peter Drobac.
In this series we meet the visionaries, the disruptors, the world’s problem-solvers, who are taking up the challenge of fixing the bits of our world that are broken.
The people who see things differently, and we need them now more than ever.
As the world slips into recession, possibly even depression, Covid-19 has revealed the design flaws in our global economy.
For decades, the conventional wisdom has been that there’s no problem the invisible hand of the market can’t fix. And while a relentless pursuit of growth at all costs has delivered prosperity for some, the gulf between the haves and the have-nots is at historic levels.
Will this once-in-a-century pandemic create a once-in-a-generation opportunity for a real shift in our economic systems? If so, what should that look like?
Six years ago, Ian Goldin predicted the next financial crisis would be caused by a pandemic. We talk with Ian about how we got here, and how to get out of it.
Then we meet renegade economist, Kate Raworth, whose big idea - people and planet living in harmony “inside the doughnut” - may have found its moment.
Reimagine is a new podcast series about people who are inventing the future. Presented by Oxford Answers and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. New episodes on Thursdays.
Ian Goldin (@ian_goldin), Professor of Globalization and Development, Oxford University
Kate Raworth (@KateRaworth), author of Doughnut Economics
Peter Drobac (@peterdrobac), Director of the @SkollCentre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford Saïd Business School
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21stCentury Economist, by Kate Raworth
The Butterfly Defect: How Globalization Creates Systemic Risks, And What To Do About It, by Ian Goldin and Mike Mariathasan
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise In Disaster, by Rebecca Solnit
Want to learn more about the show? Check out www.reimaginepodcast.com.
Have a question for Peter? Email him at email@example.com.
Producer/editor – Eve Streeter for Stabl