Overview of Recent Thinking in Economics

(Draft, still being compiled)

This tries to summarise the concerns, ideas and contribution of a number of recent thinkers in economics. Our "Rethinking Economics with the help of Philosophical and Christian Perspectives" seeks to draw a broader picture that can situate all of their various concerns and affirm, critique and enrich their solutions.

Circular Economy

Carney's Values-Oriented Economics

Doughnut Economics

Goudzwaard: Blossoming Economy

God's Good Economy

Post-Growth: Prosperity Without Growth


Economy for the Common Good (ECG)

Gross Happiness Index

This has still to be filled in.

SNA 2025

Foundational Economy

The New Environmental Economics

Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism

The Commons in an Age of Uncertainty

Bullshit Jobs

Mazzucato: The Value of Everything

Mazzucato: Mission Economy

The Economics of Biodiversity

Tragedy of the Commons

Relational Economics

This has still to be filled in.

Economics of Mutuality

This has still to be filled in.

Economy of Communion and 'Civil Economy'

This has still to be filled in.

Economics of Arrival

This has still to be filled in.

"Rethink Economics Curriculum"

Yunus Microfinance

Banerjee: Poor Economics

McMullen: What Difference does Christianity Make to Economics?


Participatory Market Systems Development (PMSD)


The Sharing Economy

Human Development Index





Thanks to the RLDG, Reith Lectures Discussion Group, who drew attention to, and discussed, several recent thinkers, and to Colin McCulloch, who drew my attention to many more.

This page, "http://christianthinking.space/economics/overview.views.html", is part of Christian Thinking in Economics, which is part of Christian Thinking Space.

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Created: 2021 Last updated: Various 2021. 27 January 2022 added more names. 15 April 2022 rethinkeconomics. 18 April 2022 Mazzucato Mission; Mohammad Yunus; Abhijit Banerjee Poor Economics. 20 April 2022Goudzwaard more. 4 May 2022 Mazz Mission. 8 June 2022 problems of Circular. 27 June 2022 McMullen, headings. 8-11 July 2022 Freakonomics. 16 July 2022 PMSD. 21 September 2022 donut weak-4, degrowth. 22 September 2022 ECB; corrected links. 1 November 2022 Sharing Econ. 2 November 2022 HDI.