We all know that many of the ecological and social problems confronting the world today are in large part a consequence of the way our economic system operates. Thus economics is of central importance. Yet the unfortunate fact is that the type of economics that has become dominant seems unable to contribute anything to finding solutions to the great questions facing humankind and the planet. Indeed, worse than this, economics is itself a significant part of the problem. This is both because it doesn’t have much to do with how real economies and markets actually work, and also because it provides ...


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