This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore economic relations, one way or another.
My Browsing through books series is about books that I read or skim for research. This time I review a piece of (speculative) economic fiction by Lionel Shriver: The Mandibles: A family 2029-2047. This book is a deeply humane story about lives in the times of fiscal policy gone terribly wrong. Now, this has been or is … Continue reading Browsing through books: The Mandibles: A family 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver (2016)
I had come across Kate Raworths' doughnut economics in a couple of instances, which for me is a sign to read a book in question. In addition, I had gathered that the book deals with the role and nature of economics, which in turn relate to my postdoc project on post-growth work. After all, the … Continue reading Browsing through books: ‘Doughnut economics – Seven ways to think like a 21st century economist’ by Kate Raworth