Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Seymour W. Itzkoff ; with a pref. by Paul Hollander.|
|LC Classifications||HC106.84 .I89 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009033812|
If there was an option to give a book three-and-a-half stars, then that's probably what I'd give "The End of Growth." Nevertheless, the book was somewhat disappointing. Heinberg's examination of economic theories was mostly weak, with the exception of bringing to light economic models that either incorporate or are based upon ecological principles.4/5. Bigger is worse. Growth will ultimately be limited to the amount of energy the earth can regenerate. In other words, economic growth will end. The book is a vital read for anyone who wants to participate in a successful transition from growth at the expense of depleting resources to finding a balance between renewable energy and sustained life/5(96). The End of Economic Growth by Charles Siegel. Publisher: Preservation Institute ISBN/ASIN: ISBN Number of pages: Description: Charles Siegel has managed to make this book both readable and pro-active. I wrote The End of Growth in the months following the Global Financial Crisis of (the book was published in North America in ), with the goal of helping to put that crisis in proper perspective. I argued that persistent economic growth is not “normal” in either an ecological or a historical frame of reference, and that a major threat to the continuation of growth (such as was.
Readers who want to help in this transition can start by signing the CASSE position on economic growth. (Richard and many other leading sustainability thinkers are among signatories.) And for details read Supply Shock: Economic Growth . And the s saw the end even of that—despite frantic efforts to keep growth going with tax cuts, war spending, and financial deregulation. When the crisis finally came, stimulus and automatic stabilization were able to place a floor under economic by: China's extraordinarily rapid economic growth since , driven by market-oriented reforms, has set world records and continued unabated, despite predictions of an inevitable slowdown. In The State Strikes Back: The End of Economic Reform in China?, renowned China scholar Nicholas R. The scientist and author on his latest book – an epic, multidisciplinary analysis of growth – and why humanity’s endless expansion must stop. @jonathanwatts Sat 21 Sep EDT.
Handbook of Economic Growth. Explore handbook content Latest volume All volumes. Latest volumes. Volume 2. pp. 1– () Volume 1, Part B. pp. –, I1–I46 () Book chapter Full text access. Chapter 1 - Culture, Entrepreneurship, and Growth. Matthias Doepke, Fabrizio Zilibotti. "By the time you finish Heinberg's book, you will have 2 conclusions: This is the end of economic growth and it is our problem, not our childrens'. It's time to get ready. This book . “Economic growth cuts poverty” is the oft-repeated dictum of World Bank statisticians. These four simple words, stale and contentious as they are, were in fact the title of a recent Forbes magazine article based on World Bank predictions for eliminating poverty in South East Asia. The End of Economics? Popularized economics and economic-type thinking have produced an entire genre of best-selling books. At the root of all this influence is the notion that economics.