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Home Reportage Bhoutan : au pays du Bonheur National Brut De Marie-Monique Robin – ARTE GEIE / M2R Productions – France 2014 Niché au cœur de l’Himalaya, le petit royaume du Bhoutan a décidé d’en finir avec « la dictature du Produit Intérieur Brut (PIB) » et de la croissance économique à tout prix, en proposant un nouvel indicateur de richesse : le Bonheur National Brut (BNB). Lancé par le 4ème Roi, le « nouveau paradigme » s’appuie sur quatre piliers : la protection de l’environnement, la conservation et la promotion de la culture bhoutanaise, la bonne gouvernance et le développement économique responsable et durable. Œil pour Œil : les réfugiés de Calais De Lionel Charrier - Agence MYOP Une caméra regarde un appareil photo : l'idée est plutôt simple mais pourquoi faudrait-il se compliquer la tâche pour filmer au travail nos confrères photographes ? A Calais, de nombreux Syriens mènent une vie d'errance en attendant l'opportunité de passer en Angleterre.

Jobs, Productivity and the Great Decoupling Cambridge, Mass. A WONDERFUL ride has come to an end. For several decades after World War II the economic statistics we care most about all rose together here in America as if they were tightly coupled. G.D.P. grew, and so did productivity — our ability to get more output from each worker. At the same time, we created millions of jobs, and many of these were the kinds of jobs that allowed the average American worker, who didn’t (and still doesn’t) have a college degree, to enjoy a high and rising standard of living. Productivity growth slowed in the 1970s but revved up again in the 1990s and has stayed strong most years since. We are creating jobs, but not enough of them. Photo As the jaws of the snake opened, wages suffered even more than job growth. What’s going on? As we move ahead the Great Decoupling will only accelerate, for two reasons. Second, technologies are going to continue to become more powerful, and to acquire more advanced skills and abilities.

J. Doyne Farmer J. Doyne Farmer (born 1952) is an American physicist and entrepreneur, with interests in chaos theory, complexity and econophysics. He is a former professor at the Santa Fe Institute and member of Eudaemonic Enterprises. Biography[edit] Although born in Houston, Texas, he spent most of his early life in Silver City, New Mexico, where he first developed an interest in physics. Doyne Farmer then took up a post-doctoral appointmment at the centre for non-linear studies at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and in 1988 became leader of the Complex Systems Group, Theoretical Division. In 1991 Farmer gave up his position at Los Alamos to start Prediction Company, with Norman Packard and Jim McGill. Following his work at the Prediction Company, Farmer returned to the Santa Fe Institute, where he headed its econophysics research group and was instrumental in developing the field. Work[edit] Eudaemonic Enterprises[edit] Prediction Company[edit] Other interests[edit] In popular culture[edit]

Mindfulness: more than a fad, less than a revolution. Meditation is simply about being yourself, and knowing something about who that is. - Jon Kabat-Zinn. (The following post is a selection of ideas and links to add some texture and critical apparatus to help people better engage with the growing mindfulness phenomenon. It is by no means an exhaustive account, and was written mostly to make sense of how mindfulness connects with RSA’s work, past and present, which I refer to at the end. While one can and should distinguish between mindfulness meditation and meditation in general, Kabat Zinn’s statement captures why RSA’s Social Brain centre is interested – mindfulness is a form of practice that helps to cultivate self-knowledge.) A colleague recently remarked that mindfulness was ‘on the way out’. And yet, people are right to react to the tendency to see mindfulness as a panacea before really knowing it deeply from a first, second or third person perspective. So when people say ‘mindfulness’ they can mean 1. Mindfulness in Parliament

Classic Economic Models Classic Economic Models EconModel Classic Economic Models Getting Started Support Links Microeconomics Cool Picture (opens in new window) Introduction Overview of Micro Models Supply and Demand Basic Supply and Demand Who Pays a Sales Tax? Theory of the Firm Perfect Competition# Monopoly / Monopolistic Competition Price Discrimination The Demand for Labor Theory of the Consumer Two Goods - Two Prices# Intertemporal Substitution Labor Supply, Income Taxes, and Transfer Payments Getting Started The models listed here (with the exception of the Solow Growth Model and the two free on-line calculators) run from your browser when you click on a "Model Link" IF you first download and install the EconModel program. Economics Terms Definitions for economics terms used on this web site. Phillips Curve Macroeconomics Introduction Overview of Macro Models Financial Markets Utility-Based Valuation of Risk Mean-Variance Analysis: Risk vs. Meet the Author

Samuel Bowles (economist) Samuel Stebbins Bowles (/boʊlz/; born 1939) is an American economist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he continues to teach courses on microeconomics and the theory of institutions.[1] His work belongs to the Neo-Marxian[2][3][4] (variably called Post-Marxian)[5][6][7] tradition of economic thought; however, his perspective on economics is eclectic and draws on various schools of thought, including what he (and others) refer to as post-Walrasian economics.[8] Bowles, the son of US Ambassador and Connecticut Governor Chester Bowles,[9] graduated with a B.A. from Yale University in 1960, where he was a founding member of the Yale Russian Chorus, participating in their early tours of the Soviet Union. Subsequently, he received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1965 with thesis titled The Efficient Allocation of Resources in Education: A Planning Model with Applications to Northern Nigeria. The Berkeley group studied four questions:

La guerre pour l'argent Temps de lecture: 3 min Quand notre classe politique sortira de ses petites affaires et lèvera le nez au-delà des prochaines échéances électorales, elle découvrira que le monde qui vient est si lourd de menaces que les guerres sont à nouveau possibles. Telle est la sombre prédiction de Jean-Hervé Lorenzi, le président du Cercle des économistes, et de Mickaël Berrebi, auteurs d'un livre au titre glaçant: Un monde de violences. Les sources de conflits sont nombreuses et si «nous hésitons à évoquer la guerre… notre incapacité à les surmonter nous y conduira sans nul doute». On avait connu Lorenzi professeur d'optimisme, le voilà effrayant. Le livre est, hélas! On s'arrête sur la finance parce que l'ouvrage présente une thèse nette: le monde financier s'est autonomisé dans les dernières décennies et aucun retour en arrière n'est possible. Cette finance spéculative, inarrêtable, n'oeuvre plus que pour elle-même. Le livre ouvre d'autres pistes. Nous y revoilà, à notre classe politique.

The origin of wealth: evolution ... - Google Bücher Crise... quelle crise ? - Les Econoclastes Crise. Ce mot est utilisé par tous pour justifier l’environnement économique actuel… Mais la durée du phénomène doit désormais nous pousser à nous interroger : et si nous n’étions finalement pas en crise, mais vivions plutôt une transition profonde et durable ? Parler d’une crise sous-entend que l’état final de l’économie redevient conforme à l’état initial, à savoir celui du couple croissance/inflation que nous avons connu au cours des trois dernières décennies. Or ce n’est pas le cas : nous vivons probablement aujourd’hui une transition nous faisant entrer dans un monde dans lequel le couple stagnation/déflation l’emporte. Cette conviction s’appuie sur une grille de lecture : celle de la démographie. L’exemple le plus marquant du poids du déterminisme démographique sur l’économie est pour le moment le Japon. Chiffres clés : Le profil de consommation croisé avec les prévisions démographiques disponibles nous permettent de calculer un potentiel de croissance de la consommation.

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