Events

The Copernican Revolution

1st Dec 2016
Economics, Relationships and Creating a Just Society

Last night we had the pleasure of enjoying an evening with Dr Michael Schluter at one of Alexander’s talks.  Michael Schluter discussed his theory on the 'Copernican Revolution' required in public policy, which argues that we should put relationships at the heart of everything we do, rather than putting financial considerations first.  Schluter argues that across Europe, and in much of East Asia, we are seeing a declining fertility rate, an ageing population who will be dependent on the state for support rather than their children, high levels of youth unemployment, disengaged employees and the growing influence of social media above face to face relationship building, all of which need addressing.

If you missed the talk or would like to find out more about Dr Michael Schluter’s work his book is available through this link.  Customers who would like a copy of the PowerPoint slides used during this talk should get in touch with their relationship manager.

Dr Michael Schluter CBE

Dr Michael Schluter is an economist, author, speaker and social entrepreneur.  As well as writing several books on the subject, Schluter has founded two organisations to conduct research into relationships: the Relationships Foundation and Relational Research.  He has a PhD in agricultural economics and worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute in East Africa for six years.