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The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness Author Mark Anielski
ISBN-10 9781550923414
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 288
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Practical solutions for building economies of well-being based on Genuine Wealth.



The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness Author Mark Anielski
ISBN-10 9780865715967
Release 2007-09-01
Pages 288
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An exploration of why our measures of economic progress do not reflect the values that make humans happy offers a new economic model, "Genuine Wealth," to redefine progress and measure the real determinants of well-being.



An Economy of Well Being

An Economy of Well Being Author Mark Anielski
ISBN-10 9781771422611
Release 2018-05-22
Pages 256
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In the face of political, financial, and environmental upheaval, it's difficult to slow down and build lives of mindfulness and joy. These things are within reach, but how can we go about creating a new world, using common-sense economics? In An Economy of Well-being, author Mark Anielski presents a practical guide for building a new economy of well-being to help communities and nations become more flourishing and happier places to live. In this follow-up to his best-selling The Economics of Happiness, Anielski addresses key questions including: How can our personal and family assets be strengthened for a more fulfilling life of meaning and purpose? How can neighborhoods and cities become flourishing economies of well-being by making the best of abundant community assets? how can an organization, a community and financial institutions measure, manage and finance assets to achieve high levels of well-being? An Economy of Well-being responds to a common yearning for common-sense tools to orient our lives, our businesses, and our communities towards well-being. This is ideal reading for anyone who wishes to contribute to building happier, more mindful communities, and ultimately lives of joy and meaning. Mark Anielski is President and Chief Well-being Officer of Anielski Management Inc., and consults and speaks internationally on merging and measuring happiness, well-being, and economics. He has served as an economic advisor to Bhutan and China in their efforts to adopt new measures of well-being. He is the author of The Economics of Happiness, and lives in Alberta with his family.



Right Relationship

Right Relationship Author Peter Brown
ISBN-10 9781576757628
Release 2009-02-09
Pages 216
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Our current economic system is unsustainable. Its fundamental elements, unlimited growth, and endless wealth accumulation fly in the face of the fact that the Earth's resources are clearly finite. In this work, the authors offer a comprehensive new economic model.



Creating Wealth

Creating Wealth Author Gwendolyn Hallsmith
ISBN-10 9781550924770
Release 2013-10-18
Pages 288
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The power of local currencies



Happiness

Happiness Author Bruno S. Frey
ISBN-10 0262514958
Release 2010
Pages 240
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A leading economist discusses the potential of happiness research (the quantificationof well-being) to answer important questions that standard economics methods are unable toanalyze.



Gross National Happiness

Gross National Happiness Author Anne Muller
ISBN-10 9789993675105
Release 2008
Pages 134
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Guide book for learning colloquialism & honorific.



Occupy Money

Occupy Money Author Margrit Kennedy
ISBN-10 9781550925241
Release 2012-10-30
Pages 128
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A VISIONARY CASE FOR A NEW MONETARY SYSTEM THAT IS INTEREST-FREE, JUST AND STABLE



Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough Author Rob Dietz
ISBN-10 9780415820936
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 240
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This powerful book sets out arguments and an agenda of policy proposals for achieving a sustainable and prosperous, but non-growing economy, also known as a steady-state economy. Theauthorsdescribe a plan for solving the major social and environmental problems which face us today on a finite planetwith a rapidlygrowing population. They show how we have to find ways to reverse the environmental crises, while at the same time, we have to eradicate poverty and erase the divide between the haves and the have-nots. They argue that the economic orthodoxy...



Myths of the Free Market

Myths of the Free Market Author Kenneth S. Friedman
ISBN-10 9780875862354
Release 2003
Pages 276
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What happens when the rich get far, far richer? Laissez faire has moved us from democracy to corporatism, replacing integrity and values with a focus on OC filling our bellies.OCO How about humanism, for a change? This comprehensive critique has important pra"



Finance and the Good Society

Finance and the Good Society Author Robert J. Shiller
ISBN-10 9781400846177
Release 2013-04-21
Pages 312
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The reputation of the financial industry could hardly be worse than it is today in the painful aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. New York Times best-selling economist Robert Shiller is no apologist for the sins of finance--he is probably the only person to have predicted both the stock market bubble of 2000 and the real estate bubble that led up to the subprime mortgage meltdown. But in this important and timely book, Shiller argues that, rather than condemning finance, we need to reclaim it for the common good. He makes a powerful case for recognizing that finance, far from being a parasite on society, is one of the most powerful tools we have for solving our common problems and increasing the general well-being. We need more financial innovation--not less--and finance should play a larger role in helping society achieve its goals. Challenging the public and its leaders to rethink finance and its role in society, Shiller argues that finance should be defined not merely as the manipulation of money or the management of risk but as the stewardship of society's assets. He explains how people in financial careers--from CEO, investment manager, and banker to insurer, lawyer, and regulator--can and do manage, protect, and increase these assets. He describes how finance has historically contributed to the good of society through inventions such as insurance, mortgages, savings accounts, and pensions, and argues that we need to envision new ways to rechannel financial creativity to benefit society as a whole. Ultimately, Shiller shows how society can once again harness the power of finance for the greater good.



Earth Democracy

Earth Democracy Author Vandana Shiva
ISBN-10 9781783607761
Release 2016-05-15
Pages 240
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'One of the world's most prominent radical scientists.' The Guardian This book remains one of Vandana Shiva's key works, in which she addresses some of the most pressing issues of our age – the privatization of our natural resources, the looming environmental crisis, and the rising tide of fundamentalism and violence against women. In spite of all this, Shiva still sees cause for hope. Across the globe, a new wave of protest movements are championing alternatives based on inclusion, nonviolence, the free sharing of resources and the reclamation of the commons. Shiva argues that these ideals can serve as the basis for “earth democracy”, and for a more just and sustainable future. This edition features a new preface by the author, in which she outlines recent developments in ecology and environmentalism, and offers new prescriptions for the environmental movement.



Equality the Third World and Economic Delusion

Equality  the Third World  and Economic Delusion Author P. T. Bauer
ISBN-10 0674259866
Release 1981-01
Pages 293
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Essays examine barriers to economic growth, the struggle for economic equality, and the economic relations between the Third World and Western countries



The Economics Anti Textbook

The Economics Anti Textbook Author Rod Hill
ISBN-10 9781848138292
Release 2010-03-11
Pages 320
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Mainstream textbooks present economics as an objective science free from value judgements; that settles disputes by testing hypotheses; that applies a pre-determined body of principles; and contains policy prescriptions supported by a consensus of professional opinion. The Economics Anti-Textbook argues that this is a myth - one which is not only dangerously misleading but also bland and boring. It challenges the mainstream textbooks' assumptions, arguments, models and evidence. It puts the controversy and excitement back into economics to reveal a fascinating and a vibrant field of study - one which is more an 'art of persuasion' than it is a science. The Economics Anti-Textbook's chapters parallel the major topics in the typical text, beginning with a boiled-down account of them before presenting an analysis and critique. Drawing on the work of leading economists, the Anti-Textbook lays bare the blind spots in the texts and their sins of omission and commission. It shows where hidden value judgements are made and when contrary evidence is ignored. It shows the claims made without any evidence and the alternative theories that aren't mentioned. It shows the importance of power, social context and legal framework. The Economics Anti-Textbook is the students' guide to decoding the textbooks and shows how real economics is much more interesting than most economists are willing to let on.



Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail Author Daron Acemoglu
ISBN-10 9781847654618
Release 2012-03-08
Pages 320
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Shortlisted for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2012. Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions. Drawing on an extraordinary range of contemporary and historical examples, from ancient Rome through the Tudors to modern-day China, leading academics Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson show that to invest and prosper, people need to know that if they work hard, they can make money and actually keep it - and this means sound institutions that allow virtuous circles of innovation, expansion and peace. Based on fifteen years of research, and answering the competing arguments of authors ranging from Max Weber to Jeffrey Sachs and Jared Diamond, Acemoglu and Robinson step boldly into the territory of Francis Fukuyama and Ian Morris. They blend economics, politics, history and current affairs to provide a new, powerful and persuasive way of understanding wealth and poverty.



The Economic Point of View

The Economic Point of View Author Israel M. Kirzner
ISBN-10 9781610162821
Release 1960
Pages 228
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The Economic Point of View has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Economic Point of View also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Economic Point of View book for free.



The Wealth of Networks

The Wealth of Networks Author Yochai Benkler
ISBN-10 9780300127232
Release 2006
Pages 515
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Describes how patterns of information, knowledge, and cultural production are changing. The author shows that the way information and knowledge are made available can either limit or enlarge the ways people create and express themselves. He describes the range of legal and policy choices that confront.