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

Author: Kate Raworth

Th Economy is a system, and just like any other, it was designed – in ways that dont work for us anymore. A system so broken that the entire planet pays a price, putting social, economic and environmental sustainability at stake. 

 Unforeseen 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 system that meets all our needs without exhausting the planet. The demands of the 21st century require a new shape of economics.

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