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Doughnut economics : seven ways to think like a 21st-century economist

Author: Kate Raworth
Publisher: London : Random House Business Books, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Remorseless financial crises. Extreme inequalities in wealth. Relentless pressure on the environment. Anyone can see that our economic system is broken. But can it be fixed? Here, Oxford academic Kate Raworth identifies the seven critical ways in which mainstream economics has led us astray - from selling us the myth of 'rational economic man' to obsessing over growth at all costs - and offers instead an alternative  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Raworth
ISBN: 9781847941398 1847941397
OCLC Number: 1038191528
Notes: Originally published: 2017.
Description: viii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kate Raworth

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Remorseless financial crises. Extreme inequalities in wealth. Relentless pressure on the environment. Anyone can see that our economic system is broken. But can it be fixed? Here, Oxford academic Kate Raworth identifies the seven critical ways in which mainstream economics has led us astray - from selling us the myth of 'rational economic man' to obsessing over growth at all costs - and offers instead an alternative roadmap for bringing humanity into a sweet spot that meets the needs of all within the means of the planet.

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A radical and solidly-argued book . . . Plausible and informative. * El Pais * Judiciously combining history, theory, anecdotes and diagrams, [Raworth] provides a narrative that is easy to follow . . Read more...

 
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