Category: Economics

Prof. Clair Brown: Buddhist Economics on Living a Meaningful Life (video)

  *** ~Clair Brown,  Economics professor at UC Berkeley, Climate activist, and author. Prof. Brown has contributed to our understanding of how economies function, including the standard of living, inequality, sustainability, and development engineering. Her Buddhist Economics: An enlightened approach to the dismal science (Bloomsbury Press, 2017) describes […]

Adam Alter on The Meaning of Life

The meaning of life is leaving more behind than you take away. ~Adam Alter, Associate Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business. His research focuses on the intersection of behavioral economics, marketing, and the psychology of judgment and decision-making. Copyright © 2015 Excellence Reporter

Douglas Rushkoff: Meaning Makers

Excellence Reporter: Professor Rushkoff, what is the meaning of life? Douglas Rushkoff: Meaning is not something that “is”. There’s no “what”. The search for meaning in life is a fruitless journey for external validation. Meaning is not something we discover but something we make. That’s what people are: meaning […]