Welcome to the Evolutionary Economist

I have applied my skills as an economist and futurist for over three decades in a diverse range of activities spanning both government and private sectors. These include: public housing, consumer protection, public sector management, industrial and resources development, Industrial relations and tourism, planning a major petrochemical plant, feasibility studies, venture capital, community development, share market investment, mineral exploration and mining, organisational and personal development programs/courses and a creative spiritual practice over 12 years.

Based on a serious ongoing contemplation of my life experiences I believe that there is a purpose and meaning for all existence that transcends and includes the material realm. This higher purpose has a tangible quality of forward moving directionality and creativity. It is from this perspective that I will be enquiring into why and how economics as a human activity can evolve.

My awakening to our inherent spiritual nature arose initially through childhood experiences where a sense of oneness of all things was revealed, particularly when in nature. In adolescence I discovered the poetry of William Wordsworth who expressed so beautifully in words what I so deeply and tangibly experienced in nature…

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Economics has been defined in many ways over the last 200 years. I will define it simply as the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.  It is interesting that Adam Smith, who many proclaim to be the father of the study of economics didn’t leave us with a definition.  He was an academic moral […]

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