[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
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
When Markets Fail
As Oscar Wilde once said, “The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” Today, decades of
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
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
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
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
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
People + Planet + Profit = Impact?
Win/win proponents usually cite some version of "People + Planet + Profit = Impact." But what exactly is profit, and how is
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