Economics and business

We urgently need balanced approaches to economics and business that take into account our embodied nature and the need for integration, rather than a narrow focus on profit and consumption. The dominance of an unquestioned growth model in economics seems to create a major unaddressed condition with major ill-effects in the world today.

Related resources on the website:

Review of ‘Creativity Inc’ by Ed Catmull

Podcast interview with Ed Catmull, President of Pixar and Walt Disney

Review of ‘Antifragile’ by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Trouble with Economics (blog post)

Ha Vinh Tho on the Gross National Happiness Project in Bhutan (podcast)

Alison Armstrong on compulsive buying (podcast)

Is austerity a necessary evil? (forum)

 

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