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Sustainable Economics Guide

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Sustainable economics is an approach to economics that seeks to reduce the environmental damage and poor quality of life that occurs in economies. Economies are essentially rules for creating, exchanging, distributing and storing value. If these rules make people unhappy or damage the environment they can potentially be challenged and improved. The following are key theories and principles related to sustainable economics.
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A cost or benefit that isn't reflected in the price paid for a good or service.

Economic Theories

A list of economic theories that are particularly useful for business.

Adverse Selection

The tendency for people at high risk to buy insurance.

Economic Advantage

A list of economic positions or capabilities that allow you to outperform in a particular industry.

Knowledge Work

A definition of knowledge work with examples.


A definition of production with examples.

Post Scarcity

An overview of post-scarcity.

Economic Infrastructure

The common types of economic infrastructure.

Business Competition

The common types of business competition.


The common types of inefficiency.

Supply Examples

An overview of supply with common examples.

Existential Risk

An overview of existential risk.

Precautionary Principle

An overview of the precautionary principle.

Comparative Risk

A definition of comparative risk with examples.

Energy Efficiency

The common types of energy efficiency.

External Stakeholders

The definition of external stakeholder with examples.


The definition of win-lose with examples.

Climate Engineering

An overview of climate engineering.

Soil Carbon

Why carbon soil is important.
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