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Dr. Jason Hickel

Jason Hickel

Dr. Jason Hickel is an anthropologist at the London School of Economics who specializes in globalization, finance and democracy. Hickel serves as an adviser to /The Rules project and is the author and editor of several books and reports, including  the 2018 book "The Divide: Global Inequality from Conquest to Free Markets." Follow him on Twitter: @jasonhickel

Articles by this author

 

Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance

One of the core claims of degrowth economics is that by restoring public services and expanding the commons, people will be able to access the goods that they need to live well without needing high levels of income.

Jason Hickel ·


Is It Time for a Post-Growth Economy?

The growth-driven economic model we have adopted is killing our planet.

Jason Hickel ·


Averting the Apocalypse: Lessons from Costa Rica

"If we want to have any hope of averting catastrophe, we’re going to have to do something about our addiction to growth."

Jason Hickel ·



4 Things You Probably Know About Poverty That Bill and Melinda Gates Don’t

To fix global poverty, you first need to acknowledge where it comes from.

Martin Kirk ·


Exposing the Great 'Poverty Reduction' Scandal

Understanding how we measure poverty rates is vital if we want to adequately address this global crisis

Jason Hickel ·


The Truth About Extreme Global Inequality

Global inequality is growing in part because of the neoliberal economic policies imposed on developing countries.

Jason Hickel ·


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