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Short-Term Thinking

Olivia Custer

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter asks whether the financial crisis was due to the rise of short-term thinking in politics. The author shows how political actors as diverse as Alan Greenspan and President Obama point to ... More


Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

William Ascher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Humans are plagued by shortsighted thinking, preferring to put off work on complex, deep-seated, or difficult problems in favor of quick-fix solutions to immediate needs. When short-term thinking is ... More


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