Embodied Economics
Exploring economic paradigms and financial systems through: Nature, Body, Power, Care, and Interconnectedness.

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Sep
30
[Recap] – Celebrating 1 year of Embodied Economics!

[Recap] – Celebrating 1 year of Embodied Economics!

One year ago, I launched this newsletter with excitement and some trepidation. There are so many brilliant writers and thinkers
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Sep
26
Competition or Collaboration for a Greener Economy? – Part 1

Competition or Collaboration for a Greener Economy? – Part 1

Should companies be allowed to 'collude' to reach net zero targets or other green economy goals? Are sustainability goals in
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Sep
08
When Markets Fail

When Markets Fail

As Oscar Wilde once said, “The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” Today, decades of
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Jun
14
Proxy wars on corporate ‘wokeness’ are actually about something else...

Proxy wars on corporate ‘wokeness’ are actually about something else...

Concentrated private power and the decline of democratic agency are at the root of these proxy wars. But there's lots
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May
03
Stakeholder Capitalism's Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?

Stakeholder Capitalism's Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?

Today, I'm highlighting the just released paper — “Stakeholder Capitalism’s Next Frontier: Pro- or Anti-Monopoly?” — that I co-authored with the
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Apr
18
Paradigms Create Worlds — A New Foundation for Economics

Paradigms Create Worlds — A New Foundation for Economics

This week, I discuss a new paper co-authored by Dennis J. Snower, an economist, and David Sloan Wilson, an evolutionary
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Feb
10
The Downsides of Democratizing Access

The Downsides of Democratizing Access

Access isn't all it's cracked up to be. The narrative of "democratizing access" is a meme used to convey benefits
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Jan
21
What Economists can Learn from Starlings

What Economists can Learn from Starlings

What can starlings, consciousness, and mimetic desire teach economists? Happy New Year! This week, while driving over gritty downtown Seattle
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Dec
03
People + Planet + Profit = Impact?

People + Planet + Profit = Impact?

Win/win proponents usually cite some version of "People + Planet + Profit = Impact." But what exactly is profit, and how is
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Nov
16
The Body is Not an Economic Apology

The Body is Not an Economic Apology

“Here is a completely noncontroversial statement I think we have consensus around: You, my dear, have a body. And should
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