What Is the Economy For, Anyway?

Nov 14, 2011   //   by boyce   //   Media Library, Websites  //  2 Comments

http://depts.washington.edu/ccce/citizeneconomy/main.html

Sensible thinking about a central question.

2 Comments

  • The economy is there to serve society, and society is for people.

    Many have that turned around, they think people exist to serve an economy. It isn’t.

    If an economy has prolonged steep unemployment, then it’s failing and needs to be changed. Same thing if an economy doesn’t give young people a chance and leaves too many people without basic needs.

    Well-regulated and properly taxed market economies seem to work best, let’s make one again.

    • a British based money saivng online insurance comparison website, is warning that the worst of the recession might still be in the future if many well-known monetary analysts are proved right. It is asking