Monetary and Fiscal Policies for a Finite Planet(15 page pdf, Joshua Farley, Matthew Burke, Gary Flomenhoft, Brian Kelly, D. Forrest Murray, Stephen Posner, Matthew Putnam, Adam Scanlan and Aaron Witham, Sustainability, Jun. 20, 2013)
Today we review a very thoughtful article that examines fiscal and monetary measures that would transform unstable boom or bust economic systems that affect both the economic and ecological worlds into steady-state economies. The authors point out the much greater complexity of the laws of ecology and the need to constrain economic measures that create the debt and ecological crises seen in many countries today. In short, “Tax What We Take, Not What We Make”.
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