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The French government discusses postgrowth economics

The French government discusses postgrowth economics | "3e" | Energy - Ecology - Economy | Scoop.it
I'm convinced that a postgrowth economy is pretty much inevitable, and that it is only a matter of time before it is taken seriously at the highest levels. An economy that doesn't require endless g...
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Satyajit Das: "The End of Growth?"

Satyajit Das: "The End of Growth?" | "3e" | Energy - Ecology - Economy | Scoop.it

Satyajit Das explores the decoupling of financial markets and real economies, and asks whether it is possible that a paradigmatic shift to a no-growth global environment has taken place, leaving financial markets dangerously optimistic.


Economic Endgame


Arthur Miller wrote that “an era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted”. The central illusion of the age of capital -economic growth- may be ending.

 

All brands of politics and economics are deeply rooted in the idea of robust economic growth, combined with the belief that governments and central bankers can exert substantial control over the economy to bring this about. Economic growth has become the universal solution for all political and economic problems, from improving living standards, reducing poverty to now solving the problems of over indebted individuals, businesses and nations.

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