Nominated for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2011.
A cold, hard (and sometimes witty) look at how modern economics has failed us and why we need a new measure of progress.
Modern economics has fallen short. It has widened the gap between rich and poor. It has not allocated the world’s resources fairly. It has brought the West to the brink of financial ruin. It has placed short-term gain before long-term progress. And it has made us focus on the individual, not society.
In The End of Progress: How Modern Economics Has Failed Us popular economist Graeme Maxton looks at what has gone wrong, and what we can do to get ourselves back on track.
“This is a veritable handbook for humanity’s future… a clarion call for those willing to listen. Read it, and spread the ideas within.” Huffington Post