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About Riccardo Mastini

Riccardo Mastini is a PhD candidate in Ecological Economics and Political Ecology in the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. You can follow him on Twitter and          Facebook.



Articles by Riccardo Mastini

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

El decrecimiento como utopía concreta

El crecimiento económico no reduce las desigualdades; simplemente pospone enfrentar la explotación. English

Degrowth as a concrete utopia

Economic growth can’t reduce inequalities; it merely postpones confronting exploitation. Español

A climate of injustice: achieving fairness in a sustainable economy

Although some have criticised the Paris agreement as unfair for western countries, we may need to go even further towards consumption-based accounting to limit climate change and support an inclusive economic model. 

Degrowth: the case for a new economic paradigm

Unbridled growth appears to be at odds with social well-being and environmental sustainability. How might we develop a model that reduces the imperative for growth while maintaining economic stability?

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