Gareth Dale teaches at Brunel University. He publishes occasionally in The Ecologist. This article includes passages from previously published texts, including ‘The tide is rising, don’t rock the boat!’ Economic growth and the legitimation of inequality (2018), Seventeenth century origins of the growth paradigm (2017), and The growth paradigm: A critique (2012). He tweets @Gareth_Dale
Published in: ourEconomyEconomic growth: a short history of a controversial idea
The relentless pursuit of GDP growth is being challenged from environmental and well-being standpoints. But where...