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Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 29 September, 2023

The Faculty's Sir Partha Dasgupta explains why climate change is really a subset of the broader issue of how humans are interacting with natural resources, in an interview in the Conversable Economist.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 3 April, 2023

In 2021, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta prepared a 610-page report for the British government about the financial value of nature. It's incredibly important, so the New York Times Opinion asked Alexander Skarsgård, a Swedish actor, to help simplify its concepts in this short film.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 13 March, 2023
Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 4 January, 2023

The Dasgupta Review is an independent, global review on the Economics of Biodiversity led by Professor Dasgupta, commissioned by the UK Treasury in 2019.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 12 December, 2022

UN Environment Programme

Economics News | Published on Monday, 6 June, 2022

Sir Partha Dasgupta, is the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus within the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, and at the ceremony held in the Guildhall of the City of London, he was commended fo

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 6 December, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta gave The Bennett Institute for Public Policy's Annual Public Policy Lecture.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 9 November, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and Nicholas Stern took part in a panel discussion on why it's crucial for us to embed the environment into economic and finance decision-making.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 4 November, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Leslie Hook as part of the Financial Times's ‘Economists Exchange’ series.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 8 September, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 7 September, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is quoted regarding his review into the “economics of biodiversity”.

Sir Dasgupta in February published a landmark review into the “economics of biodiversity” – how the world can find value in nature instead of profiting from its destruction.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 13 July, 2021

Read the expanded version of the speech delivered by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta at the launch of his independent global Review, commissioned by HM Treasury. The virtual launch event was held on Tuesday 2 February 2021, hosted by the Royal Society and chaired by the Society's Past President, Sir Venki Ramakrishnan.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 15 June, 2021

Further coverage of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta discussing the need for new economic approaches to preserving the biosphere. In the Reuters article, Prof. Dasgupta (Economics/St John's College) suggests that these new approaches could include the ditching of harmful agricultural subsidies.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 10 June, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is calling for a body to protect shared resources such as oceans and air. He was interviewed for Bloomberg Green about the findings of his landmark study, the Economics of Biodiversity review. In the study, Prof.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 15 March, 2021

Sajid Javid MP and the Faculty’s Professor Sir Dasgupta will discuss the review, its key findings and next steps, in an event organised by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 8 March, 2021

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Channel 4 News about the findings of his independent report into the Economics of Biodiversity and if there is another way, other than GDP, to measure if economies are doing well.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Thursday, 4 February, 2021

Cambridge University News has detailed feature on the independent review on the economics of biodiversity, produced by Emeritus Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta from the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 2 February, 2021
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 14 December, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta gave an interview to the House of Commons, Environment Audit Committee about the findings of his forthcoming independent report into the Economics of Biodiversity. Professor Dasgupta's report will be published early in 2021.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 16 November, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was among the panel of leading scientists, academics, businesspeople and activists for the BBC World Service - World Questions programme. The panel discussed the environment and what we can do to help it.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 6 May, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta will be talking to Minouche Shafik (LSE Director) about his research into "The Economics of Biodiversity". The virtual event will take place on Thursday 7th May 2020 1.00pm to 2.00pm and is hosted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

Economics News | Published on Friday, 1 May, 2020
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta was interviewed by Radio New Zealand about his research into biodiversity, particularly his Review of the Economics of Biodiversity and his pioneering work into Inclusive Wealth Index, that aims to puts a monetary value on natural resources.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 27 November, 2019

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta gave the 2019 Martin Buber Memorial Lecture at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, on the 26th November 2019, in Jerusalem. Prof. Dasgupta's talk was titled "The Economics of Biodiversity".

Economics News | Published on Friday, 6 September, 2019
Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 13 May, 2019

Professor Partha Dasgupta's research into biodiversity for the UN has been quoted by an article in the Guardian newspaper.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 3 April, 2019