What does a zero-growth economy look like?
Host Paul Haavardsrud tackles the question: why do economies have to grow?
Some of our Cost of Living listeners want answers to big-picture philosophical questions about our economy.
Listener Dan Kramer from Allenford, Ontario wrote in June 2021 asking "Why do economies have to grow? … explain the concept of the zero growth economy and its pros and cons."
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Host Paul Haavardsrud talked zero-growth with Peter Victor, a professor emeritus in environmental studies at York University and author of Managing Without Growth: Slower by Design, Not Disaster.