Entries by Tom King

Rethinking Global Governance | Ian Goldin | World Economic Forum 2015

Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, tackles the question of the global commons. In this video for the World Economic Forum, he asks “how can we come together, often against our short term interests, to manage collective, longer term challenges?”   Other videos from IdeasLab, Davos, 2015 Mitigating Climate Change | Cameron […]

Public lecture at the Systemic Risk Centre, LSE: The Butterfly Defect

On 3 February, 2015, Professor Ian Goldin spoke about his book, The Butterfly Defect, for an audience at the LSE, addressing how global hyperconnectivity creates systemic risks and how this can be managed effectively. The event also saw him in conversation with Professor Danny Quah, Professor of Economics and International Development at LSE, chaired by Jean-Pierre Zigrand, Associate Professor of […]

Investing for healthier societies

Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, delivers the keynote at the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) conference in New York. The conference brought ogether a distinguished line-up of government decision-makers and leading players in the field of global health to review how, in a time of resource constraints, ever-broader healthcare systems […]

The butterfly defect: how globalization creates systemic risks, and what to do about it

Globalisation has brought us vast benefits including growth in incomes, education, innovation and connectivity.  Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, argues that it also has the potential to destabilise our societies. In The Butterfly Defect: How globalisation creates systemic risks, and what to do about it, he and co-author Mike Mariathasan, Assistant Professor […]

WEF Ideas Lab: Building Resilience Against Systemic Risks

In his Ideas Lab session at the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, speaks about building resilience against systemic risks, an issue explored in depth in his latest book, The Butterfly Defect.