Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist Author Kate Raworth
ISBN-10 1603586741
ISBN-13 9781603586740
Year 2017-03-22
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Chelsea Green Publishing
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Economics is the mother tongue of public policy It dominates our decision making for the future guides multi billion dollar investments and shapes our responses to climate change inequality and other environmental and social challenges that define our times Pity then or more like disaster that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet are still taught in college courses worldwide and still used to address critical issues in government and business alike Thats why it is time says renegade economist Kate Raworth to revise our economic thinking for the 21st century In Doughnut Economics she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does Along the way she points out how we can break our addiction to growth redesign money finance and business to be in service to people and create economies that are regenerative and distributive by design Named after the now iconic doughnut image that Raworth first drew to depict a sweet spot of human prosperity an image that appealed to the Occupy Movement the United Nations eco activists and business leaders alike Doughnut Economics offers a radically new compass for guiding global development government policy and corporate strategy and sets new standards for what economic success looks like Raworth handpicks the best emergent ideasfrom ecological behavioral feminist and institutional economics to complexity thinking and Earth systems scienceto address this question How can we turn economies that need to grow whether or not they make us thrive into economies that make us thrive whether or not they grow Simple playful and eloquent Doughnut Economics offers game changing analysis and inspiration for a new generation of economic thinkers

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