Tomas Sedlacek, author of 'Economics of Good and Evil'

By Armen Georgian, published in France24 in 25-04-2013

Armen Georgian meets renowned Czech economist Tomas Sedlacek, best-selling author of "Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street". Sedlacek argues that GDP growth is a modern secular version of the old religious idea of paradise, and that Western societies cling to this promised paradise at their peril. He offers us his alternatives.