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.
|Other Independent Review articles by Robert M. Whaples|
|Spring 2016||The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America|
|Spring 2016||The Philanthropic Revolution: An Alternative History of American Charity|
|Winter 2016||The Economic Future: An Introduction|
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