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

    • By: Kate Raworth
    • Narrated by: Kate Raworth
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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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 Pity then, or more like disaster, that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet are still taught in college courses worldwide and still used to address critical issues in government and business alike. That's 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Patrick G on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Doughnut Economics

    • Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
    • By: Kate Raworth
    • Narrated by: Kate Raworth
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Economics is broken. It has failed to predict, let alone prevent, financial crises that have shaken the foundations of our societies. Its outdated theories have permitted a world in which extreme poverty persists while the wealth of the super-rich grows year on year. And its blind spots have led to policies that are degrading the living world on a scale that threatens all of our futures. Can it be fixed?

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    • awfull

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-09-18

    Regular price: $23.44