Thought-provoking presentations and discussions about the future – selected by the Equilibrium Institute

The opinions expressed in these presentations do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Equilibrium Institute.

How does innovation really happen?

Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Italian-American economist at the University College London


Is nationalism ever a force for good?

Jared Diamond, a leading global public thinker and the WWF’s former regional director for the US


Anti-fashion: A manifesto for the next decade

Li Edelkoort, one of the world’s most influential trend and fashion specialists



Trust and democracy

Professor Francis Fukuyama, a political philosopher at Stanford University




Robots, artificial intelligence and the future of work

Professor Daron Acemoglu, MIT, one of the world’s most frequently cited contemporary economists


Economics of good and evil

Tomáš Sedláček, Czech economist and the author of the book with the same title


The end of globalization and its relaunching

Krisztián Orbán, managing partner of the Oriens Investment Fund


Hungary and the climate crisis

István Bart, one of the most prominent Hungarian climate experts and an external advisor of the Equilibrium Institute


How economic inequality harms societies

Richard G. Wilkinson, social epidemiologist and professor emeritus at the University of Nottingham