The Circular Economy: Micro-Macro Linkages and Implications for Commonwealth Countries


Sophie Brain
Christine Awiti


In the ongoing fight against poverty and inequality, globalization and sustained economic growth are perceived as key to ending global poverty and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sustained economic growth is traditionally seen as leading to increased income, which either directly or indirectly lowers poverty levels. Similarly, as the world becomes more globalized, it is assumed that the increase in trade will be accompanied by good quality jobs in both industry and services and, consequently, increasing income, declining poverty and sustained growth.



2 February 2023