Insight #18: Joseph Ament on shifting value in the economy towards towards sustainability

This insight episode is taken from episode 42 where Courtney and Michael talk with Joseph Ament, an ecological economist at the University of Vermont. In the full episode we discuss Joe’s research on money, common money misconceptions, the role of money right now during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this insight episode, we highlight Joe’s thoughts on shifting value towards sustainability in our economy and changing the goal of the monetary system to resiliency. 

If you are interested to learn more about Joe’s work, here are a couple recent publications:

Paper by Joe on Ecological Monetary Theory:

Article by Joe for Uneven Earth on the monetary system and the Green New Deal: