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A Financial Times Best Book ofEconomicsCEO Read Best Business Book ofCurrent Events amp Public Affairs Economics is the mother tongue of public policy It dominates our decision making for the future, guides multi billion dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental and social challenges that define our timesPity then, orlike disaster, that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet are still taught in college courses worldwide and still used to address critical issues in government and business alikeThat s why it is time, says renegade economist Kate Raworth, to revise our economic thinking for the st century In Doughnut Economics, she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does Along the way, she points out how we can break our addiction to growth redesign money, finance, and business to be in service to people and create economies that are regenerative and distributive by designNamed after the now iconic doughnut image that Raworth first drew to depict a sweet spot of human prosperity an image that appealed to the Occupy Movement, the United Nations, eco activists, and business leaders alike , Doughnut Economics offers a radically new compass for guiding global development, government policy, and corporate strategy, and sets new standards for what economic success looks likeRaworth handpicks the best emergent ideas from ecological, behavioral, feminist, and institutional economics to complexity thinking and Earth systems science to address this question How can we turn economies that need to grow, whether or not they make us thrive, into economies that make us thrive, whether or not they grow Simple, playful, and eloquent, Doughnut Economics offers game changing analysis and inspiration for a new generation of economic thinkers

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