Dennis Snower: The Copernican moment in economics is about to come

Two questions are being asked with increasing frequency both in India and around the world. Is our pattern of economic growth sustainable? And fair? It is clear that a new approach is required for human development and societal progress in order to mitigate the prevalent risks to the environment and social harmony. Dennis J. Snower, President of the Global Solutions Initiative, feels economics is reaching its “Copernican” Moment – the moment when it is finally becoming clear that the current ways of thinking about economic behaviour are inadequate. In conversation with former Indian Planning Commission Member Arun Maira, Dennis Snower unpacks the idea of the future of “evonomics”. 

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