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📒The Humane Economy ✍ Wayne Pacelle
✏The Humane Economy Book Summary : A major new exploration of the economics of animal exploitation and a practical roadmap for how we can use the marketplace to promote the welfare of all living creatures, from the renowned animal-rights advocate Wayne Pacelle, President/CEO of the Humane Society of the United States and New York Times bestselling author of The Bond. In the mid-nineteenth century, New Bedford, Massachusetts was the whaling capital of the world. A half-gallon of sperm oil cost approximately $1,400 in today’s dollars, and whale populations were hunted to near extinction for profit. But with the advent of fossil fuels, the whaling industry collapsed, and today, the area around New Bedford is instead known as one of the best places in the world for whale watching. This transformation is emblematic of a new sort of economic revolution, one that has the power to transform the future of animal welfare. In The Humane Economy, Wayne Pacelle, President/CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, explores how our everyday economic decisions impact the survival and wellbeing of animals, and how we can make choices that better support them. Though most of us have never harpooned a sea creature, clubbed a seal, or killed an animal for profit, we are all part of an interconnected web that has a tremendous impact on animal welfare, and the decisions we make—whether supporting local, not industrial, farming; adopting a rescue dog or a shelter animal instead of one from a “puppy mill”; avoiding products that compromise the habitat of wild species; or even seeing Cirque du Soleil instead of Ringling Brothers—do matter. The Humane Economy shows us how what we do everyday as consumers can benefit animals, the environment, and human society, and why these decisions can make economic sense as well.
📒The Humane Economy ✍ Norman Pollack
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📒A Humane Economy ✍ Wilhelm Röpke
✏A Humane Economy Book Summary : “A Humane Economy is like a seminar on integral freedom conducted by a professor of uncommon brilliance.” —Wall Street Journal “If any person in our contemporary world is entitled to a hearing it is Wilhelm Röpke.” —New York Times A Humane Economy offers one of the most accessible and compelling explanations of how economies operate ever written. The masterwork of the great twentieth-century economist Wilhelm Röpke, this book presents a sweeping, brilliant exposition of market mechanics and moral philosophy. Röpke cuts through the jargon and statistics that make most economic writing so obscure and confusing. Over and over, the great Swiss economist stresses one simple point: you cannot separate economic principles from human behavior. Röpke’s observations are as relevant today as when they were first set forth a half century ago. He clearly demonstrates how those societies that have embraced free-market principles have achieved phenomenal economic success—and how those that cling to theories of economic centralization endure stagnation and persistent poverty. A Humane Economy shows how economic processes and government policies influence our behavior and choices—to the betterment or detriment of life in those vital and highly fragile human structures we call communities. “It is the precept of ethical and humane behavior, no less than of political wisdom,” Röpke reminds us, “to adapt economic policy to man, not man to economic policy.”
📒A Tempered And Humane Economy ✍ Jannett Highfill
✏A Tempered and Humane Economy Book Summary : This book challenges economists to bring the insights of behavioral economics into their reflections on the macroeconomy as well as on individual decision-making and it challenges everyone, economist and layperson alike, to bring the wisdom they learn from their families out into the larger economic world.
📒Humane Economics ✍ Jack C. High
✏Humane Economics Book Summary : Don Lavoie's published work encompassed a wide range of subjects - socialism, hermeneutics, information technology, and culture. The subjects appear unrelated, but a close examination of his research reveals an underlying unity of thought and an economics at sharp variance with the post World War II mainstream. By linking economics to other disciplines, Lavoie demonstrated that economics is closer to the humanities than to the physical sciences. The contributors to this volume explore Don Lavoie's legacy and its implications for economics.
📒The Humane Vision Of Wendell Berry ✍ Mark Mitchell
✏The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry Book Summary : A striking contribution to the conversation that is conservatism Wendell Berry—poet, novelist, essayist, critic, farmer—has won the admiration of Americans from all walks of life and from across the political spectrum. His writings treat an extraordinary range of subjects, including politics, economics, ecology, farming, work, marriage, religion, and education. But as this enlightening new book shows, such diverse writings are united by a humane vision that finds its inspiration in the great moral and literary tradition of the West. In The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry, Mark T. Mitchell and Nathan Schlueter bring together a distinguished roster of writers to critically engage Berry’s ideas. The volume features original contributions from Rod Dreher, Anthony Esolen, Allan Carlson, Richard Gamble, Jason Peters, Anne Husted Burleigh, Patrick J. Deneen, Caleb Stegall, Luke Schlueter, Matt Bonzo, Michael Stevens, D. G. Hart, Mark Shiffman, and William Edmund Fahey, as well as a classic piece by Wallace Stegner. Together, these authors situation Berry’s ideas within the larger context of conservative thought. His vision stands for reality in all its facets and against all reductive “isms”—for intellect against intellectualism, individuality against individualism, community against communitarianism, liberty against libertarianism. Wendell Berry calls his readers to live lives of gratitude, responsibility, friendship, and love—notions that, as this important new book makes clear, should be at the heart of a thoughtful and coherent conservatism.
📒The Past And Future Of America S Economy ✍ Robert D. Atkinson
✏The Past and Future of America s Economy Book Summary : "Anyone interested in American history as well as the future contours of our economy will find Dr. Atkinson's analyses a guide to the past and a provocative challenge for the future. Economists, business leaders, scholars, and economic policymakers will find it a necessary addition to the literature on economic cycles and growth economics."--BOOK JACKET.
📒Gorillas Markets And The Search For Economic Values ✍ Bob Hoogenboom
✏Gorillas markets and the search for economic values Book Summary : The nickname of the Lehman CEO Dick Fuld was 'The Gorilla of Wallstreet'. In Gorillas, Markets and the Search for Economic Values the Nyenrode academic community discusses the five years following the Lehman Brothers demise (as a metaphor for the ongoing financial crises). We try to understand the complexities of the financial crises for future research and lecturing. Do the crises challenge common wisdom? Can long-standing theoretical models stand the test of ongoing turbulences in markets and financial institutions? Are relationships between governments, markets and regulation in dire need of redefinition? What are explanations and remedies for the crises? In short: what’s new? Four themes are discussed that could spark theoretical innovations. We offer governments, regulators, financial institutions, shareholders, companies, and clients suggestions, tools, and mentalities to address the crises. The themes are: The blame game Psychology and culture Reinventing regulation and overcoming information asymmetry Other business models, new values
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📒Beyond Self Interest ✍ Gregory R. Beabout
✏Beyond Self interest Book Summary : This work presents the methodological and theoretical foundations for economic personalism through a detailed investigation of human action from two different perspectives: from the perspective of Karol Wojtyla in the Acting Person (1961) and the free-market perspectives of Ludwig von Mises in Human Action (1963). Both Wojtyla and Mises approach their subject with a well developed theory of human action. By comparing and contrasting their viewpoints, the authors of this book develop a comprehensive theory of human action from moral and economic perspectives. This book illustrates how a unified theory of human action could encourage a more sustained analysis of the moral dimensions of economic activity while simultaneously softening the utilitarian prejudice of contemporary economics analysis.