John King

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21 Jan 2013

Economics is unique among the social sciences in having a single monolithic mainstream, which is either unaware of or actively hostile to alternative approaches.

In this lecture Professor John King of La Trobe University will present a case for pluralism in economics, derived from...


22 May 2007

Down-shifting is an ugly word for a beautiful phenomenon: people reshaping their lives to enjoy more leisure and less income, less stress and – crucially – lower levels of consumption. Mainstream economists tend to stop at this point, treating down-shifting as nothing more or less...

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