This public discussion platform was designed to support the preparation of the international conference “Growth in Transition” which took place in January 2010 in Vienna. The conference aimed at debating approaches for high quality of life and sustainable prosperity for everyone.
The conference initiators put the following topics (in the framework of ten thematic sessions) for discussion:
- Money and the Financial System
- Growth and Resource Use
- Social Justice and Poverty
- Macroeconomics for Sustainability
- Quality of Life & Measurement of Prosperity
- Regional Aspects
- Sustainable Production and Consumption
- Sustainable Management
The case study of the Little’s family – a representative upper middle class family – illustrated the ten thematic sessions and aim to stimulate the discussion. The outcomes of the discussion process of this forum were summarized and embedded in the conference.