Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Professor of Economics at Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

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Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is Frank Ramsey Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge and a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. Professor Dasgupta taught at the London School of Economics before moving to Cambridge in 1985, becoming Chairman of the Faculty of Economics from 1997 to 2001. Since 2008 he has been a Professorial Research Fellow at the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester. He is a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk.

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the British Academy, and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences.

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    Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Environment, Our Responsibility

    The penultimate session of the Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions seminar series saw talks from Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, Professor Charles Kennel and Lord Martin Rees on the relationship between humanity and nature, and its implications for sustainability.