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The International Panel on Social Progress is uniting the world’s leading researchers, sociologists, and economists in a single effort: Developing research-based, multi-disciplinary, non-partisan, action-driven solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time.
This excerpt from Chapter 3 (Inequality and Social Progress) discusses the role that government policies can play in reducing inequality and improving economic opportunities for all.read more
Coordinating Lead Author Ottmar Edenhofer (Ch. 4) will speak at the German Development Institute on “How to address global challenges in times of nationalism.”read more
We regretfully announce the death of Kenneth Arrow, member of our Honorary Advisory Board. His contribution to economics has been enormous and spanned all areas of the discipline, starting with a PhD on collective choice that already announced his deep interest in the...read more
IPSP authors share their opinions about the impact of the new U.S. president on social progress.
Sameea Ahmed Hassim comments on the work of the IPSP with respect to Science, Technology and Society (STS).
IPSP author Peter Wagner (Ch. 1) discusses the idea of progress on the French-German TV show Square.
IPSP author Helga Nowotny (Chair, Scientific Council) writes about how the social sciences can help us understand a challenging world.