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5 Essential Questions for all Departments of Economics

As stated in the Open Letter of 65+ student associations from 30+ countries, “it is not only the world economy that is in crisis. The teaching of economics is in crisis too, and this crisis has consequences far beyond the university … Continue reading

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Economics or Anthropology?

About a week ago, a retired academician of economics from Switzerland wrote me following lines in his email: I recommend you not to spend your time in criticizing mainstream economics, as those critics are widely known within the profession, but … Continue reading

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Why does mainstream economics ignore ecology? (PhD progress report 3, August 2019)

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What is Innovation?

In this blog article, I will analyse the meaning of innovation by the example of a medical pill against headache, first from the narrow perspective of industrial paradigm, and then from the broad perspective of ecological paradigm. Let’s see some … Continue reading

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What is industrial paradigm?

Industrial paradigm is the human-centered, mechanistic and reductionist worldview that dominates science, education and especially economic thought since industrial revolution. For the industrial paradigm, we humans are not a part of the nature; we are outside the realm of nature. … Continue reading

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