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Marc Fleurbaey

Marc Fleurbaey is Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He has earlier been a professor and researcher in economics in France, and held visiting positions at the LSE, Oxford, and CORE (Belgium). He is a former editor of the journal Economics and Philosophy and currently is the coordinating editor of Social Choice and Welfare and an associate editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs. He is the author of "Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare," a co-author of Beyond GDP (with Didier Blanchet), "A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare" (with Fran├žois Maniquet), and the coeditor of the Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy (with Matthew Adler). His research on normative and public economics and theories of distributive justice has led to applications in alternative indicators, taxation, health priority setting, and climate mitigation. He has been a coordinating lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is a member of the UN Committee for Development Policy, and is one of the initiators of the International Panel on Social Progress.

His new book is "A Manifesto for Social Progress."

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A Manifesto for Social Progress
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Cambridge University Press
August 2018
ISBN 9781108440929
246 pages
$19.99, INSTORE
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At this time when many have lost hope amidst conflicts, terrorism, environmental destruction, economic inequality and the breakdown of democracy, this beautifully written book outlines how to rethink and reform our key institutions - markets, corporations, welfare policies, democratic processes and transnational governance - to create better societies based on core principles of human dignity, sustainability, and justice. More/less

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