Freakonomics Radio
Freakonomics Radio
Aug 12, 2020
429. Is Economic Growth the Wrong Goal?
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The endless pursuit of G.D.P., argues the economist Kate Raworth, shortchanges too many people and also trashes the planet. Economic theory, she says, “needs to be rewritten” — and Raworth has tried, in a book called Doughnut Economics. It has found an audience among reformers, and now the city of Amsterdam is going whole doughnut.

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