The economic growth: impossible, unnecessary, harmful

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The world is already full and there is no place for rapid economic growth. What Bulgaria lacks is not more GDP, but a proper thinking on global issues”, affirms the economist Dimitar Sabev in his speech at the presentation of the Jubilee Report of the Club of Rome in Sofia at a conference, organized by the “Friedrich Ebert” foundation

Dimitar Sabev

This article was published on 24 February 2019 г. on the Bulgarian blog and is republished here with the permission of the author.

It is a great honor to take the floor after the lecture of Professor von Weizsäcker – the honorary president of the Club of Rome and a scientist, whose works I have studied since my student years. I would now try to present the Bulgarian context of this important topic: is it possible, and if it is possible, is it rational, to have constant economic growth on a planet, whose resources are limited.

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