Centralized Economics, the Market and Their “Contributions”

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
  • Igor E. Reyf
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Abstract

Centralized economics: into oblivion—Socialism’s economic score—The market: the other side of the coin—Hyperconsumption, “easy” money and economic crisis—Competition in nature and society—Natural capital as a limit to growth—Civilization’s overproduction: internal crises and the external crisis—Precedents for state regulation of the market—A global organ for environmental stabilization, responsible to the biosphere.

Keywords

Centralized economics Destruction of the environment Volga dams Problem of the Aral sea Military-industrial complex Soviet collapse Market economics Index of sustainable economic Welfare Herbert Marcuse Hyperconsumption Shopaholism Financial crisis Information society Cultural decay Herman Daly Natural capital Steady state Sustainable development Market regulation Overproduction Mixed economy National sovereignty World government 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
    • 1
  • Igor E. Reyf
    • 2
  1. 1.Correspondent Member of Russian Academy of SciencesDirector of the Water Institute at the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Freelance Journalist/WriterFrankfurt am MainGermany

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