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Supply Shock - Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution

Brian Czech

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Genres:

Economics

Description:

Politicians, economists, and Wall Street would have us believe that limitless economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment. Supply Shock debunks these widely accepted myths and demonstrates that we are in fact navigating the end of the era of economic growth, and that the only sustainable alternative is the development of a steady state economy. Starting with a refreshingly accessible, comprehensive critique of economic growth, the author engages readers in an enormous topic that affects everyone in every country.Publisher's Weekly favorably compared Czech to Carl Sagan for popularizing their difficult subjects; Supply Shock shows why. Czech presents a compelling alternative to growth based on keen scientific, economic, and political insights including: The "trophic theory of money" The overlooked source of technological progress that prevents us from reconciling growth and environmental protection Bold yet practical policies for establishing a steady state economy. Supply Shock leaves no doubt that the biggest idea of the 20th century – economic growth – has become the biggest problem of the 21st. Required reading for anyone concerned about the world our children and grandchildren will inherit, this landmark work lays a solid foundation for a new economic model, perhaps in time for preventing global

Language:

English

Narrators:

Diane Havens

Length:

13h 55m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:38


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

49:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:06:28


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:02:05


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:52:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

47:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:28:16


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:03:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:10:02


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:25:58


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

42:37


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:00:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:17:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

00:44