Managing Without Growth: Slower by Design, Not Disaster

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
Managing Without Growth offers a compelling argument for the need for a new policy focus in the rich nations. Peter Victor argues that it is time for our obsession with economic growth to end. A new focus on human well-being must replace our more is bette
 

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Contents

1 The idea of economic growth
4
2 Why manage without growth?
23
3 Systems information and prices
39
4 Limits to growth sources
47
5 Limits to growth sinks and services
72
6 Limits to growth synthesis
89
7 Scale composition and technology
99
8 Economic growth and happiness
124
9 The disappointments of economic growth
154
exploring the possibilities
169
11 Policies for managing without growth
191
Bibliography
225
Index
253
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