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Texts on issues related to sustainable global development: Economics
The darker side of economics:
How economic orthodoxy contributes
to perpetuating poverty and human suffering
On this site one can find a host of implicit and explicit criticisms of economic science and its practitioners. Among others, it is argued that economic dogma on money creation is the single most important obstacle to sustainable development. For more on this topic click on:
Ending global poverty and economic stagnation in the poor countries
Overcoming economic stagnation in the rich countries
Financing sustainable development - conventionally
Financing sustainable development through money creation
Lack of money and money creation: the economics
Economics: poor science, strong faith
A new economics
For related information on economic issues also take a look at the pages listed below:
From Global Development - the book:
Part 1 - Problems: Chapter I: The Economy
Part 2 - Solutions: Chapter VI: Sustainable economic growth
Part 3: Financing: Chapter XI: Costs, benefits and conventional ways of financing
Chapter XII: Unconventional financing: money creation
Other English language texts:
Flat taxes, flat markets and economic crisis: consequences of the global concentration of capital. Unpublished, 1996.
Dutch language texts:
Liberalisering werkt, maar onder voorwaarden. Artikel voor de Volkskrant, voorjaar 2000.
Sparen en speculatie. Artikel voor Intermediair, winter 1996.
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