12. Economics

Access to money and other scarce resources will remain critical for the accomplishment of many important tasks. A good understanding of economics – past, present, and future – is essential in order to avoid major mistakes with the management of resources.

(Additional explanations and links to suitable resources will be added as this project proceeds.)

Navigation aides:

Resources providing an overall introduction to economics:

  • (List pending)

12.1 The positive accomplishments of free markets

12.2 The failure modes of free markets

12.3 The tragedy of the commons

12.4 The mixed model

12.5 The role of business

12.6 The roles of money and banking

12.7 Cryptocurrencies

12.8 Tokenomics

12.9 Protecting property

12.10 Crime and punishment

12.11 The circular economy


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