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Moral Economy Project

New Economy Working Group | Equitable economies for a living earth. How Does Smoking Affect the Economy? - E Cigarette Reviewed - Quora At first glance the tobacco industry provides many jobs, tax revenue and economic stimuli. When looking at how smoking affects the economy from this point of view you might even think that this industry is good for our economy. It is highly profitable, can stably hire people at all education levels, and their product is in constant demand. Their product is also addictive, so that demand, unless regulated, will never stop. Globally there is no doubt that smoking is detrimental to the economy. Breaking the costs to society down to its easiest possible number, the American Lung Association estimated that if the cost of a pack of cigarettes is $5.51, the cost to the economy for that pack of cigarettes is $18.05 per pack. Worker productivity has been shown in several studies around the world, to decrease. Medicaid, a program that is paid for by the states, pays billions of dollars out to smokers who are ill, but who need assistance with health care.

Home | IIER Electronic Cigarette Economy Pack by Eonsmoke The Eonsmoke Economy Kit offers: * One Rechargable Lithium Ion Battery * 2 Flavored cartridges (Pick a flavor from the drop down menu) * USB charger The Economy Kit is our introductory package designed to give the consumer exactly what they will need to experience Eonsmoke’s electronic two-piece cigarette. Electronic cigarettes just became more affordable. The Institute for Collapsonomics Cigarette électronique et économies - Cout cigarette electronique - Calumette Passer de la cigarette classique à la cigarette électronique : est ce vraiment économique? Votre budget cigarette classique Ce tableau présente une estimation des dépenses liées au tabac par mois et par an en fonction du nombre de cigarettes consommées. Votre budget cigarette électronique "Calumette" Par expérience, on estime que l'utilisation de la cigarette électronique permet de diviser votre budget cigarette par 4. Un kit de démarrage cigarette électronique (avec batterie, chargeur, corps d'atomiseur, têtes d'atomiseur et cartouches) coûte en moyenne 50 euros selon les modèles. A titre d'exemple, prenons le cas de Mr Alex P qui consomme 20 cigarettes classiques par jour. Voici le tableau récapitulatif de ces dépenses (kit et pièces détachées) sur 3 mois. En fumant des cigarettes classiques Mr Alex P. aurait dépensé 600 euros pour 3 mois. Evolution des prix du paquet de cigarette en France Un coût individuel et collectif Gagner du pouvoir d'achat

News « Econ4 Fast Company ( reports on Econ4: “We’re economists: we want to promote not only the supply of new economics teaching but also student demand for it.” Read the story and accompanying interview here. The Wall Street Journal, reporting on the American Economics Association’s recent decision to require economists to disclose potential conflicts of interest, quotes Econ4′s George DeMartino and Gerald Epstein, leading advocates of uploading ethics into the profession. George DeMartino, a University of Denver professor who headed the panel, has argued for the adoption of an even broader “economists’ oath” that would address questions like the ethics of advising dictators and the responsibility of economists to stand up for the poor.Gerald Epstein, a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst who has previously criticized economists’ lack of disclosure, in an email called the policy “a very big step forward.” Read the story here. Popular economics education?

The Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics WIR Bank WIR Bank logo The WIR Bank, formerly the Swiss Economic Circle (GER: Wirtschaftsring-Genossenschaft), or WIR, is an independent complementary currency system in Switzerland that serves businesses in hospitality, construction, manufacturing, retail and professional services. WIR issues and manages a private currency, called the WIR Franc, which is used, in combination with Swiss Franc to generate dual-currency transactions. WIR was founded in 1934 by businessmen Werner Zimmermann and Paul Enz as a result of currency shortages and global financial instability. "WIR" is both an abbreviation of Wirtschaftsring and the word for "we" in German, reminding participants that the economic circle is also a community.[2] According to the cooperative's statutes, "Its purpose is to encourage participating members to put their buying power at each other's disposal and keep it circulating within their ranks, thereby providing members with additional sales volume." References[edit] External links[edit]

Post-capitalism Socialist economics and the socialist calculation debate concern the organization and functioning of a post-capitalist system. This subject encompasses alternatives for the major elements of a capitalist system, such as the wage and profit systems, market-based allocation, private ownership of the means of production, and the use of money as a measure of value; and critical analysis of post-capitalist economic models.[1] Arguments for post-capitalism[edit] In the Marxist method of analysis and theory of historical materialism, specific modes of production come into being as a result of underlying changes in the level of technology. Post-capitalist systems[edit] There are a number of proposals for a new economic system to replace capitalism. Socialism[edit] Technocracy[edit] Libertarian[edit] Voluntaryism, a philosophy of economics and social interaction derived from the non-aggression principle (NAP), the homestead principle and natural rights. Anarchism[edit] See also[edit] References[edit]

Solidarity economy The definition of "solidarity economy" consists of activities organized to address and transform exploitation under capitalist economics, and can include diverse phenomena.[1] For some, it refers to a set of strategies and a struggle aimed at the abolition of capitalism and the oppressive social relations that it supports and encourages; for others, it names strategies for "humanizing" the capitalist economy—seeking to supplement capitalist globalization with community-based "social safety nets". The still evolving term "solidarity economy" is an English translation of a concept formally formulated in Lima, Peru in 1997 (economía solidaria), in Quebec in 2001,[2] and in Brazil during the World Social Forum of 2001, and in Portuguese as "economia solidaria".[3] It is also represented by the French "économie solidaire" and similar terms in several other languages. As such it is sometimes translated by other expressions such as "solidarity-based economy". Social and solidarity economy[edit]

The Blue Economy The Blue Economy: 10 years - 100 innovations - 100 million jobs is a book by Gunter Pauli. The book expresses the ultimate aim that a Blue Economy business model will shift society from scarcity to abundance "with what we have", by tackling issues that cause environmental and related problems in new ways. The book highlights potential benefits in connecting and combining seemingly disparate environmental problems with open-source scientific solutions based upon physical processes common in the natural world, to create solutions that are both environmentally beneficial and which have financial and wider social benefits. The book suggests that we can alter the way in which we run our industrial processes and tackle resultant environmental problems, refocusing from the use of rare and high-energy cost resources to instead seek solutions based upon simpler and cleaner technologies. Background[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit]

Some Macroeconomics for the 21st Century Abstract This note describes a numerical simulation of a model of economic growth, a simplified version of Robert Tamura's (1996) model of world income dynamics, based on technology diffusion. The model makes predictions for trends in average world income growth and about the evolution of the relative income distribution that accord well with observation. The model is used to forecast the course of world income growth and income inequality over the century to come. Download Info If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. Bibliographic Info Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal Journal of Economic Perspectives. Volume (Year): 14 (2000) Issue (Month): 1 (Winter) Pages: 159-168 Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:14:y:2000:i:1:p:159-168 Note: DOI: 10.1257/jep.14.1.159Contact details of provider: Email: aeainfo@vanderbilt.eduWeb page: information through EDIRC Related research Keywords:

How to Map the New Economy in Your City Mapping your community helps demonstrate that “Another World” is not only possible, it already exists. New economy projects are mostly unconnected, so each one struggles alone rather than supporting each other and even in small towns, people often don't know what's happening in their own backyards. Mapping also can become a community organizing tool - uncovering a reservoir of social assets even in the poorest neighborhoods, which can seed mutual aid and cooperative business ideas to fill in the gaps. USSEN has a list of communities that have done independent mapping projects, each using its own methodology, criteria, platform and map name. When thinking of entities to fill your map, consider if they incorporate any solidarity economy principles: solidarity, mutualism, cooperation, equity, social and environmental prioritization, democracy, pluralism, and grassroots driven. Benefits of mapping Make projects more visible to each other and the public -- free advertising! How to Make a Map