Doughnut Economics: From Cities to Bioregions

Doughnut Economics: From Cities to Bioregions

This is a recap of our conversion with Leonora Grcheva, Cities & Regions Lead at the Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL).



  • We need to fundamentally rethink how we measure and assess economic progress. The conventional GDP growth metric is outdated and inadequate for addressing the social and ecological challenges of the 21st century.
  • Cities should adopt distributive designs that share value and opportunity broadly.
  • Three critical questions to consider from the onset of the design process: how much can we get away with? How much do we have to do? How much can we possibly do?

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