This is not an economy

  • On the revolution in economic science
  • Christian Felber
  • Lecture

“Why did nobody notice it?” – Not only Queen Elizabeth wondered in 2008 why the financial crisis seemed to surprise economists. The economics departments are bubbling over: Students around the world are promoting a pluralistic approach to economics. They want to expose implicit assumptions, hidden value judgements and blind spots and embed the economy in broader contexts again.

After an overview of the range of criticism, Christian Felber poses fundamental questions about the roots of the discipline and the reasons for its fatal aberrations. And he makes a concrete proposal for a holistic economic science. Fuel for the business world!

Felber, born in 1972, is a book author, university lecturer and freelance dancer in Vienna. He is the initiator of the Cooperative for the Common Good and the Common Good Economy.


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