Chapter One of Doughnut Economics

Version 1.0 (2017)

Overview


In 2017, Kate Raworth published the book Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, and since its publication it has gone on to inspire a global community of changemakers wanting to turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into action.

Here you can read chapter one, entitled 'Change the Goal: From GDP to the Doughnut', where Kate introduces the paradigm of mainstream economics, rooted in growth, and offers an alternative compass for the 21st century - the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries.

Acknowledgements


This chapter is made available with the kind permission of Penguin Random House

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