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Richard Eckersley

Richard Eckersley is an independent researcher and a founding director of Australia21, a non-profit, strategic research company. His work explores progress and wellbeing, and includes: measures of national progress; the relationships between economic growth, quality of life and sustainability; the social and cultural determinants of health and happiness; visions of the future; and young people and their world. Richard trained as a zoologist and has worked as a science journalist, policy and issue analyst, futurist and academic. His writing is available at www.richardeckersley.com.au.

Author's website: Richard Eckersley


 
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