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The Economics of Enough: How to Run the Economy As If the Future Matters by Diane Coyle

Published By: Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 978-0-691-14518-1
Date of Publication: 2011


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Reviewed by: Frank Levy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.4.1230.r7
Review Pages: 1263-64

Book Review Abstract

Frank Levy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology reviews "The Economics of Enough: How to Run the Economy As If the Future Matters" by Diane Coyle. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins, "Explores how to ensure that government policy and the actions of individuals and private businesses serve the world better in the long term and considers how to make sure that achievements in the present don't come at the expense of the future. Discusses happiness; nature; posterity; fairness; trust; measurement; values; institutions; and the manifesto of enough. Coyle runs Enlightenment Economics, a consulting firm specializing in technology and globalization. Index."


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E02: Institutions and the Macroeconomy
E61: Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination


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