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Date and Location

March 27, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
T-520 Nye B, C (two Rooms)

Contact

617-384-0025
Growth Lab Development Talk: Economic Gardening and Capitalism's Conundrum Photo

​​​The Growth Lab's "Development Talks" is a series of conversations with policymakers and academics working on economic growth and development in countries, regions, states and cities in the US and around the world. The seminar provides a platform for practitioners and researchers to discuss both economic growth and development and analytical work centered on policy. This event is co-sponsored with the Taubman Center for State & Local Government. 

Speaker: Christian Gibbons, founder of the National Center for Economic Gardening (NCEG) and creator of “Economic Gardening,” an entrepreneurial approach to economic development. 
Moderator: Lara Gale, Economic Development Program Manager, Taubman Center for State & Local Government. 

Location: HYBRID T-520, NYE BC, HKS / Zoom 

This session will be an interactive discussion of capitalism’s conundrum and the role of Economic Gardening- an entrepreneurial, grow-your-own approach to economic development. Economic Gardening is based in part on the science of complex adaptive systems, systems theory and Stage 2 companies with a focus on commodity traps. 

Whether attending in-person or virtually, please register in advance. Room attendance is limited to the Harvard community. Seating availability is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch will be provided. The Zoom webinar is open to the public.

Speakers and Presenters

​Christian Gibbons, founder of the National Center for Economic Gardening (NCEG) and creator of “Economic Gardening,” an entrepreneurial approach to economic development.

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​Growth Lab