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What last week’s GDP rise tells us about measuring what matters

What last week’s GDP rise tells us about measuring what matters | Beyond Neoclassical Economics | Scoop.it
No single indicator can capture an economy
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The need for a new Economics

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The Vice President of the Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism Marco Schneebalg lays out the need for a new economics
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"And perhaps economics should rediscover its relationship with its social science cousins. Is not economics so unavoidably intertwined with psychology, politics, sociology and anthropology that teaching it in isolation is unduly monochromatic?" Hell yeah!

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The Best, Brightest, and Least Productive? by Robert J. Shiller - Project Syndicate

The Best, Brightest, and Least Productive? by Robert J. Shiller - Project Syndicate | Beyond Neoclassical Economics | Scoop.it
In the US, 7.4% of total compensation of employees in 2012 went to people working in the finance and insurance industries.
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What you need to know about zero hour contracts

What you need to know about zero hour contracts | Beyond Neoclassical Economics | Scoop.it
Increasingly insecure employment will have long term consequences that affect us all.
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Column: Economic worries and the global elite - Chrystia Freeland

Column: Economic worries and the global elite - Chrystia Freeland | Beyond Neoclassical Economics | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Here's one sign the global elite is starting to get worried that capitalism isn't working for the Western middle class.
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Democracy in the Twenty-First Century

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The economist Thomas Piketty’s forecast of still higher levels of inequality does not reflect the inexorable laws of economics. Indeed, the main question today is not really about capital in the twenty-first century; it is about democracy in the twenty-first century.
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Beyond Homo Economicus by Tania Singer - Project Syndicate

Beyond Homo Economicus by Tania Singer - Project Syndicate | Beyond Neoclassical Economics | Scoop.it
Despite the devastating consequences implied by a failure to address global challenges like climate change, poverty, and food insecurity, humanity has not risen to the occasion.
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Capitalism efficient? We can do so much better

Capitalism efficient? We can do so much better | Beyond Neoclassical Economics | Scoop.it
Richard Wolff: For all its vaunted efficiency, capitalism has foisted wasteful inequality and environmental ruin on us. There is an alternative
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We've chosen the wrong path of development. So unsustainable. But isn't it  too late to turn around, already? Any change that's started right now has to be painful. Is the global communiuty prepared to pay for the change with it's own standard of living? Or maybe people are thinking only about themselves, their short-run interests and will choose present consumption over any future. Cause without any change, there will be no future...

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