Posts by Kean Birch

Kean Birch, Associate Professor in Business & Society program at York University, Canada

What happened to the Lisbon Agenda?

The European economy has been financialised, rather than ‘Lisbonised’ By 2010, the European Union was supposed to be the world’s ‘most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy’ according to Europe’s grand strategy – the Lisbon Agenda.  It was meant to turn Europe into the world’s hub of innovation and technology-driven growth. This strategy emerged from the European Council’s Lisbon Summit in … Continue reading

8 April 2014 by Kean Birch
Categories: Economics, Europe and the EU, Finance, SPERI Comment Tags: , , , ,