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Shared Societies: The Economic Case

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  • Clem McCarthy

    (Shared Societies Project, Club de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

  • Wim Naudé

    (Maastricht School of Management, UNU-MERIT and University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands)

The Club de Madrid and the Maastricht School of Management wanted to respond to the challenge of encouraging new thinking on the link between economic performance and social conditions. We invited a range of thinkers and writers from intergovernmental bodies, policy think tanks, academia and activism, including some junior researchers, to come together and share their perspectives. Those perspectives were deliberately very different because we wanted to involve scholars and policy makers who may not have already made the link between social and economic conditions and challenge them to look at the issue through the lens of their particular discipline and experience. They came together at an international conference at the Maastricht School of Management at the end of March 2012. This paper provides a summary of the papers presented at the conference. The full papers are made available as MsM Working Papers, and are available, together with audio and video clips of the conference, on

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Paper provided by Maastricht School of Management in its series Working Papers with number 2013/02.

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Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2012
Handle: RePEc:msm:wpaper:2013/02
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  1. Patricia Justino, 2012. "Shared Societies and Armed Conflict: Costs, Inequality and the Benefits of Peace," Working Papers 2012/35, Maastricht School of Management.
  2. Rob Harrison, 2012. "Consumer action and the economic empowerment of marginalised groups," Working Papers 2012/36, Maastricht School of Management.
  3. Michael A. Valenti & Olivier G. Giovannoni, 2013. "The Economics of Inclusion: Building an Argument for a Shared Society," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_755, Levy Economics Institute.
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