Jared Diamond projects global environmental and economic decline in his 2005 bestseller Collapse: How Societies Chose to Fail or Succeed. In contrast, most economists predict not growth-induced resource depletion or Malthusian economic stagnation, but instead potentially reversible problems caused by bad government policies.
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|Spring 2017||The Language of Economics: Socially Constructed Vocabularies and Assumptions|
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