Buddhist Economics - Audio

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In the world of economics, does a person’s well-being really matter? What is more important, social objectives or profit maximisation – or are they even compatible? During a trip to Burma in 1955, Ernest Schumacher pioneered the concept of Buddhist Economics, a set of principles based on the belief that the function of business is to supply goods and services for need and true well-being. Schumacher argued that Buddhist Economics could serve as a...Read More
In the world of economics, does a person’s well-being really matter? What is more importan...Read More
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The intellectual foundations o...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 28 secs

The intellectual fou...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 28 secs

The case for shareholder wealt...

09 Mar 2010 | 06 mins 12 secs

The case for shareho...

09 Mar 2010 | 06 mins 12 secs

The problems with the sharehol...

09 Mar 2010 | 39 secs

The problems with th...

09 Mar 2010 | 39 secs

What went wrong with sharehold...

09 Mar 2010 | 05 mins 44 secs

What went wrong with...

09 Mar 2010 | 05 mins 44 secs

An alternative framework

09 Mar 2010 | 02 mins 22 secs

An alternative frame...

09 Mar 2010 | 02 mins 22 secs

The implications of the Eightf...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 44 secs

The implications of ...

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The implications of Buddhist E...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 30 secs

The implications of ...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 30 secs

Successful alternatives

09 Mar 2010 | 07 mins 11 secs

Successful alternati...

09 Mar 2010 | 07 mins 11 secs

How would conventional account...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 03 secs

How would convention...

09 Mar 2010 | 01 min 03 secs

Economics and accounting of th...

09 Mar 2010 | 15 mins 57 secs

Economics and accoun...

09 Mar 2010 | 15 mins 57 secs