By Clair Brown

In the culture of E. F. Schumacher's Small Is Beautiful, well known economist Clair Brown argues persuasively for a brand new economics equipped upon equality, sustainability, and correct living.

"Buddhist Economics will provide information to all those that search peace, equity, and environmental sustainability." -Jeffrey Sachs, writer of The Age of Sustainable Development.

Traditional economics measures the ways that we spend our source of revenue, yet does not characteristic worthy to the the most important human interactions that supply our lives which means.

Clair Brown, an economics professor at U.C. Berkeley and a practising Buddhist, has constructed a holistic version, one in line with the inspiration that caliber of lifestyles may be measured via greater than nationwide source of revenue. Brown advocates an method of organizing the economic system that embraces instead of skirts questions of values, sustainability, and fairness. Complementing the award-winning paintings of Jeffrey Sachs and invoice McKibben, and the paradigm-breaking spirit of Amartya Sen, Robert Reich, and Thomas Piketty, Brown comprises the Buddhist emphasis on interdependence, shared prosperity, and happiness into her imaginative and prescient for a sustainable and compassionate world.

Buddhist economics leads us to imagine mindfully as we cross approximately our day-by-day actions, and provides the way to enjoy how our activities impact the health of these round us. by means of changing the unending cycle of hope with extra optimistic collective actions, we will make our lives extra significant in addition to happier. encouraged by way of the preferred path Professor Brown teaches at U.C. Berkeley, Buddhist Economics represents an enlightened method of our glossy global infused with historical knowledge, with merits either own and worldwide, for generations to come.

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