Entries by Tom King

Professor Ian Goldin on ‘Is the Planet Full?’

What are the impacts of population growth? Can our planet support the demands of the ten billion people anticipated to be the world’s population by the middle of this century? Here Professor Ian Goldin gives an overview of ‘Is the Planet Full?’, a collection of essays from Oxford Martin School academics, tackling one of the […]

The Princeton Lecture: The Butterfly Defect

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 his forthcoming book, ‘The Butterfly Defect: How globalisation creates systemic risks, and what to do about it’, co-authored with Mike […]

Panel debate: Is the Planet Full?

What are the impacts of population growth? Can our planet support the demands of the ten billion people anticipated to be the world’s population by the middle of this century? A panel of Oxford Martin School academics debate the themes in the soon-to-be-released collection of essays, Is the Planet Full?

The Global Governance of International Migration: What Next?

A panel discussion hosted by Kellogg College on Friday 29th November 2013. The panellists discuss the global governance of migration, migrant rights and development. The regulation of international migration and migrant rights are among the most contested public policy issues around the world. In 2013-14 a series of high-level policy meetings (including the High-Level Dialogue […]