Since the mid-20th century, economic growth has become a sort of Holy Grail for measuring how economies are doing. But there are real problems using this method as it ignores increasing inequality and worsening environmental problems. Economist Steve Keen suggests an alternative system.
How can we galvanise renewed political interest in environmental issues to drive bolder action? With Caroline Lucas MP, Leader of the Green Party. Listen here
Book review by Mathew D. Rose Steve Keen has a credential that few macro-economists can boast of: He foresaw the coming of the financial crash of 2007. In his latest book, “Can we avoid another […]
Mark Blyth, political economist at Brown’s Watson Institute, and Carrie Nordlund, political scientist and associate director of Brown’s MPA, share their take on the week’s news. Trump’s DACA repeal, hurricanes and insurance markets, Amazon’s growth, […]