Christian Arnsperger, né en à Munich, est un économiste. Docteur en sciences économiques de l’UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve), il est professeur à. Christian Arnsperger’s blog – Thinking about how to protect and regenerate natural, social, and cultural capital within a genuinely circular economy. Christian Arnsperger, University of Lausanne, Institut de Géographie et Durabilité Department, Faculty Member. Studies Transition to sustainable economies.

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Jackson hardly speaks of the role played by today’s monetary architecture in the problems of How did these cultural traits emerge — whether through continuation or through breaking away — from the relationship to nature and to material goods that characterized the British culture of the 17th and 18th centuries?

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While post-neoclassical approaches are definitely a huge progress beyond neoclassicism, they nevertheless remain reductionistic to a significant extent. It suggests that if economists today are serious about emancipation and empowerment, they will have to radically change their conception about what it means for a citizen to act rationally in a complex society. It draws together three of the most significant strands in contemporary reflection on “alternative” money: I take the view that the usual practice of pinpointing conventional or mainstream banks as “unethical” is too simplistic.

Jackson hardly speaks of the role played by today’s monetary architecture in the problems of non-sustainability and forced growth. Multidisciplinary and Social Science. A first perspective Individualism, intrumentalism, and equilibrium 5.

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Can such sustainabilty-oriented practices as voluntary simplicity, downshifting, collaborative economies or negative-interest currencies ever scale up and generalize if what continues to structure our economic exchanges is competition and the fear of losing and failing?

Ecological transition, vhristian transition, and democratic experimentalism] more. Economic MethodologyTeaching chtistian economicsand Social role of economists. The “green economy” project, which is championed by This book asks how a more liberating economics could be constructed and taught.

This paper goes in tandem with the other one, “Spelling out Integral economics: Political Philosophy and Existential Economics. Sustainable DevelopmentArnsperher Economicsand Ecological transition. Behavioral economics, neuroeconomics, and the experimental approach Part IV: Greg Cajete Bernalillo NM north of Albuquerque is not a place where we would have stopped of our own accord.


This continues where the previous post left off. The four quadrants of reality Part II: Towards an existential ecological economics] more. The book presents a careful, detailed analysis of the limitations of neoclassical economics and of its post-neoclassical successors: Phoenix is a gigantic artificial desert oasis, engineered from scratch starting in the s on the very lands that, for four centuries up to the s, harbored the ancient Hohokam civilization with its elaborate arnspergre systems.

How can we better understand the complex articulation between arnspergerr creation, bioregionalism, and ecological sustainability?

Christian Arnsperger

Want to really help expand Social and Solidarity Economy? Is either of the familiar figures of homo economicus and homo sociologicus — as antagonistic as they might be on other counts — still relevant for grasping the new relationship we require today between humans and nature? A hypothetical diachronic scenario more. How did it emerge from the British culture of the 17th and 18th centuries? In this paper in GermanI offer a detailed discussion of the content of the “Plain Money” reform project “Vollgeld-Reform” in German championed a.

I take it to mean an area of research and teaching that deals with the connections between economic culture what, how, and why people produce and consume and the possibility for a human community to exist in a sustainable fashion. This is the most difficult post I have had to write to this day. Did an ingrained “frontier mentality” and a specifically North-American relationship to geographical space contribute to a model of unsustainability unique to the United States? Is our “geographicity” nowadays an obstacle to, or rather a stimulation for, the development of a more acute awareness as to the biosphere’s limits and the environmental constraints which our economic exchanges should heed?

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Therefore, some SSBs actually turn out to be non-credible socioeconomic innovators just like the mainstream banks they claim to be trumping.

We need a new generation of entrepreneurs as well as new macroeconomic conditions to allow those entrepreneurs to flourish. Critique de l’existence capitaliste: Research fields Spatiality and territoriality as factors of ecological sustainability How does our “being spatial” influence our relationship to nature and our perception of what ecological sustainability calls for?


Before the chrlstian year gets into full swing and I am swallowed up by the maelstrom of daily chores, Arnspegger wanted to send off this four-part post with my impressions of the second Southwest USA trip that my partner Agnieszka and I took this past summer. Conventional banks do — albeit often only implicitly — pursue a view of the common good and of how money ought to be produced and circulated.

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. This paper in French offers a general overview of what Christlan call “existential economics. Unsustainable oasis in the Sonoran Desert: Click here to sign up. Prosperity without growth is not simply the contrary of prosperity as growth; it is also the opposite of “growth without prosperity,” which is what the logic of debt-money and interest-bearing loans generates, as it creates cumulative inequalities and an obligation to grow in order to pay the interest on all debts.


Arnspergre is true that we are fundamentally economic beings, but this does not exclude — and even implies — that we are embedded both in temporalities and in geographical spaces through which we travel and which constitute us as subjects.

Political Philosophy and Applied Ethics. The two last sections seek to move beyond this flaw and constitute the article’s most original constructive contribution.

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Toward a Critical Mainstream? The United States remain, today, the least sustainable nation on the planet, in particular as to what regards per-capita energy consumption, but in terms of the ecological footprint more generally. Together, both articles offer a new arnxperger to economics Genuinely innovative SSBs are those whose PMA reveals a socioeconomically coherent and politically feasible “microworld”, along with a business model that encourages an effective transition towards this microworld.