An important introduction to Buddhist Economics available on line is found in the blogs of dharma teacher
and professor of economics @ julieanelson.com/category/economics/
Dr. Nelson says things about Buddhist Economics that reflect my reading of economics and that seem fundamental to a Buddhist understanding.
Prof. Nelson describes herself as: a recently retired Professor of Economics, a writer on gender, ethics, economics, and ecology, a senior dharma teacher at the Greater Boston Zen Center and an avid dancer.
These might seem like wildly different activities, but I’ve found more and more interconnections between them. A major theme on this blog is “mixing it up.” In fact, one of the commonalities I’ve found is how certain habits of rigid, categorical, oppositional thinking tend to mess us up, no matter whether we are talking about spirituality or statistics.
: Her work focuses on gender and economics, philosophy and methodology of economics, ecological economics, and quantitative methods. Nelson is among the founders and the most highly cited scholars in the field of feminist economics.
A couple of posts to start: