There are some books that really challenge conventional thinking and this one did it for me.
Kate describes all the major challenges facing us this century and outlines what can be done to tackle them for me great to read and a huge complement to Kate for writing this Highly recommended As Seen On BBC NewsnightEconomics Is Broken, And The Planet Is Paying The PriceUnforeseen Financial Crises Extreme Wealth Inequality Relentless Pressure On The Environment Can We Go On Like This Is There An Alternative In Doughnut Economics, Oxford Academic Kate Raworth Lays Out The Seven Deadly Mistakes Of Economics And Offers A Radical Re Envisioning Of The System That Has Brought Us To The Point Of Ruin Moving Beyond The Myths Of Rational Economic Man And Unlimited Growth, Doughnut Economics Zeroes In On The Sweet Spot A ã read Â Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth æ System That Meets All Our Needs Without Exhausting The PlanetThe Demands Of The St Century Require A New Shape Of Economics This Might Just Be It The Sunday Times Bestseller A Financial Times And Forbes Book Of The Year Winner Of The Transmission PrizeLonglisted For The FT McKinsey Business Book Of The Year AwardThe John Maynard Keynes Of The St Century George Monbiot, Guardian This Is Sharp, Significant Scholarship Thrilling Times Higher Education Raworth S Magnum Opus A Fascinating Reminder To Business Leaders And Economists Alike To Stand Back At A Distance To Examine Our Modern Economics books Of The Year, Forbes There Are Some Really Important Economic And Political Thinkers Around At The Moment Such As Kate Raworth S Doughnut Economics Andrew Marr, Guardian An Admirable Attempt To Broaden The Horizons Of Economic Thinking Martin Wolf, books Of The Year, Financial Times A Compelling And Timely Intervention Caroline Lucas MP, books Of The Year, The Ecologist described so well that even I as non economist can understand what exactly it is about It s about stopping to see our world and it s economics as several islands with own rules each but as a whole It has to work for all humans, not only for a few shareholders It has to work for the whole planet, not only for a few privileged places Economics of the 21st century is the end of me first but a way of thinking and hopefully developing a world of we together The doughnut is a picture for this.
Î Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist Æ Kate is penning an amazing read here I started reading it at 6pm one eve, all the way to 4am one morning That never happend before Kate describes where Econ101 was, where it is and what it can be It s like a brief history of humans interacting It has the potential to help bring Economics into the mainstream discussions, out from the academic ivory tower.
Great book for those interested in climate change and new ways to think of economy You can check some tedx talks in advance about donought economics from the author to get a better understanding about the book.
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Hab s mir aus reinem Interesse gekauft und bin positiv berrascht gewesen Unbedingt weiterzuempfehlen.
Ms Raworth claims that Doughnut Economics is the result of 25 years of learning, unlearning and relearning economics She definitely succeeded in unlearning economics because she blames supply side only for all that s bad on planet earth She ridicules economists like Friedman, Hayek, Samuelson et al but quotes Karl Marx and other utopians very favourably She cites Joseph Stiglitz s remark Study economics, but study it with scepticism and study it with a broader context without heeding her own advice Had she broadened her scope to psychology, human nature and logic Doughnut Economics would have turned out a completely different book In its present state, albeit, it utterly lacks academic merit due to its one sidedness The shape o This compelling and readable book covers a lot of ground It examines the purpose of our economic system, a necessary first step for any rethink It decisively critiques mainstream economic analysis, including the assumptions and stereotypes which underpin neoclassical theory And it sets out an agenda for a new doughnut economics, one which simultaneously respects planetary boundaries and caters for social needs.
While much of the criticism is well established and covered elsewhere, new material includes the role of the nascent collaborative commons, exemplified by the open source software and open knowledge movements.
Given the need for a complex systems perspective by this re envisioning of economics, a few pages on the role of computer simulation would have been warranted Moreover, these new models will be no less caricatures of the real world than the present set of orthodox