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What does “sustainable wellbeing economy for all” require?

After many years of reading and research, sometimes more sometimes less intensive since 2013, including my PhD thesis in economy & ecology (2018-2021), I can summarize basic requirements of the transition from “exploitative GDP growth economy” to “sustainable wellbeing economy … Continue reading

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My PhD thesis: Why does mainstream economics ignore ecology?

PhD thesis: Why does mainstream economics ignore ecology?

This PhD thesis is an inquiry about: (a) Why does the mainstream (neoclassical) theory of economics ignore ecology? (b) What is the place of ecology in the undergraduate level education in economics? Case in three European countries Official PhD topic: … Continue reading

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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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Most Popular Myths of Mainstream Economics

These are in my opinion the most popular myths of mainstream (neoclassical, neoliberal) economics. Comments, critiques and suggestions are welcome. Note that most of these myths are also the myths of modern Western industrial education that generally fosters a sufficient … Continue reading

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