Kate Raworth

Economist and Author

Kate Raworth is a renegade economist and author of the best-selling book Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist. She teaches at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, and is a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and an advisor to the Stockholm School of Economics. Over the past two decades Kate has worked as Senior Researcher at Oxfam, as a co-author of the UN’s Human Development Report, and as a Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute based in the villages of Zanzibar.

She holds a first class BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, and an MSc in Economics for Development, both from Oxford University. She is a member of the Club of Rome and serves on several advisory boards, including the Stockholm School of Economics’ Global Challenges programme, the University of Surrey’s Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, and Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute.

She has written extensively for media including The Guardian, The New Statesman, Newsweek.com, and Wired.com, and has contributed to many radio programmes including for BBC Radio 4, The World Service, ABC and NPR, as well as television including CNN World News, Al-Jazeera, BBC, ITV and CBC. The Guardian has named her as “one of the top ten tweeters on economic transformation”.

She blogs at www.kateraworth.com and tweets @kateraworth.