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The contested concept of growth imperatives: Technology and the fear of stagnation

Veröffentlicht in: Oldenburg Discussion Papers 414, November 2018. Autoren: Oliver Richters and Andreas Siemoneit Abstract Economic growth has become a prominent political goal worldwide, despite its severe conflicts with ecological sustainability. Are ‘growth policies’ only a question of political or individual will, or do ‘growth imperatives’ exist that make them ‘in-escapable’? We structure the debate […]