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Maastricht Podcast Series! Sara Burke, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung New York

We have a new podcast episode! Sara Burke, Senior Policy Analyst at the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (New York Office) speaks about her paper “An International Crisis of Social Justice, Occupy Wall Street and the Realm of Policy”.

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About Sara Burke:

Sara focuses on economic and social policies discussed within the United Nations, the IMF, World Bank and G20. She has edited publications on sovereign debt crises, financial crises, financial regulation, the G20 and the global reserve system. Since coming to the FES in 2008, Sara has organized conferences at Brookings, the United Nations, Columbia University and the World Bank on issues in global governance including financing sustainable energy policies, reforming the world reserve system, re-defining paradigms of development, regulation of banks excessive risk, and addressing the consequences of the 2008-9 financial crisis on developing countries. She worked previously producing web features for Time.com, CondeNet and the webzine Gloves Off. Sara has a Masters in Communication from Stanford University, graduate work in economics at the New School for Social Research, and a BA from Reed College.

Sara Burke

Maastricht Podcast Series! Claire Dhéret, European Policy Centre

European Policy Centre

Enjoy this new podcast episode with Claire Dhéret, coordinator of the Wellbeing 2030 project of the European Policy Centre, on the lessons from the Wellbeing 2030 initiative.

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More information about the Wellbeing 2030 Initiative of the European Policy Centre.

Find the information about the Shared Societies Workshop here

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Other publications by Claire Dhéret:

Maastricht Podcast Series – Aldo Caliari, Center of Concern


New podcast episode! Why do shared societies make economic sense? Three theoretical approximations by Aldo Caliari.

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Aldo Caliari is the director of Center of Concern’s Rethinking Bretton Woods Project


Find here his profile on CoC’s website:

Originally from Argentina, Aldo Caliari has a Master of International Policy and Practice from George Washington University (2007), with a focus on economics and finance. He also holds a Masters Degree from the Washington College of Law, American University, on International Legal Studies (2000), where he was honored with the Outstanding Graduate Award. He earned his first law degree in Argentina, at the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman Law School, in 1997. Before graduating, he represented his University at the II Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court competition, held at the Washington College of Law, American University (Washington DC, 1997), winning several awards. Since 2000 Aldo has been staff at the Center of Concern’s Rethinking Bretton Woods Project where he has focused on an array of issues such as global economic governance, debt, international financial architecture, human rights in international economic policy and linkages between trade and finance policy. He has done considerable public speaking for a variety of audiences that range from popular workshops to academia and closed government briefings. His writings have been published in books, academic and specialized journals and the media. He has been a consultant to several intergovernmental organizations – such as UNCTAD, UNDP, UN DESA, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – in addition to governments, civil society networks and foundations.

Areas of Expertise:

  • International Finance Institutions
  • Debt Reduction
  • Global Governance

Find the information about the Shared Societies Workshop here

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Maastricht Podcast Series! Guanghua Wan, Asian Development Bank

New podcast episode! Guanghua Wan speaks about his paper “Towards Greater Equality in China: The Economic Growth Dividend”.

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Guanghua Wan is principal economist at the Asian Development Bank.

Guanghua Wan’s profile on Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)

Recent papers by Guanghua Wan:

  1. Wan , Guanghua & Sebastian, Iva, 2011. “Poverty in Asia and the Pacific: An Update,” ADB Economics Working Paper Series 267, Asian Development Bank.
  2. Guanghua Wan & Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, 2010. “China and India.s Development Strategies: Lessons for Developing Countries,” Working Papers UNU-WIDER Wider Angle WA2, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Zhao Chen & Ming Lu & Guanghua Wan, 2010. “Inter-Industry Wage Differentials: An Increasingly Important Contributor to Urban China Income Inequality,” Global COE Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series gd09-130, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  4. Wan, Guanghua & Francisco, Ruth, 2009. “Why is Access to Basic Services Not Inclusive? A Synthesis with a Special Focus on Developing Asia,” MPRA Paper 18861, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Francisco, Ruth & Wan, Guanghua, 2009. “How is the Global Recession Impacting on Poverty and Social Spending? An ex ante assessment methodology with applications to developing Asia,” MPRA Paper 18885, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Full list here

Find the information about the Shared Societies Workshop here

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Maastricht Podcast Series! Jan Hofmeyr, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, South Africa

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

New podcast episode! “Unsustainable growth: Lessons from South Africa”

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Jan Hofmeyr is Head of Programme: Policy and Analysis at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation of South Africa.

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The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation is also a Club de Madrid partner in the Finding Ways to Walk Together dialogue initiative in South Africa.

Find the information here!

Maastricht Podcast Series – Paul Nolan

Our latest podcast episode! Paul Nolan of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council discusses Measuring Sharing and Separation in Northern Ireland.

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For more information more about this series, check out the Shared Societies Maastricht International Workshop.


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