Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Creating a new economics
The Schumacher Center is a nonprofit which advocates for a new economy that supports both people and the planet. It believes that a fair and sustainable economy is possible and that citizens working for the common interest can build systems to achieve it. They recognize that the environmental and equity crises we now face have their roots in the current economic system.
They combine theoretical research on economics with practical application, deliberately focusing on transformative systems and the principles that guide them.
"To create a new economics, we must first fall in love with its vision" - Andrew Kimbrell
Established in 1981, the collected Schumacher Lectures capture some of the most visionary voices that speak to the urgent need to transform our economic, social, and cultural systems in ways that support both the planet and its citizens.
Schumacher Library — Housed in a 2,000 square foot building on the side of Jug End Mountain in the Berkshire region of Massachusetts, this research library includes the books and papers of E. F. Schumacher and other new economists as well as collections on worker ownership, community supported agriculture, local currencies, the commons, and appropriate technology. The Library's catalog is searchable online.