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Tomas Björkman

Björkman, Tomas

Björkman, Tomas

Founder, Ekskäret Foundation, Stockholm; Member, Club of Rome

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Founder, Ekskäret Foundation, Stockholm; Member, Club of Rome

Tomas Björkman has a long career behind him as an entrepreneur in a variety of businesses within financial services, media, property and banking – working all over Europe. He founded Investment Banking Partners AB and served as chairman of EFG Investment Bank.

In 2008 he established Ekskäret Foundation in Stockholm. The foundation developed a conference facility on its island Ekskäret in the Stockholm archipelago, and the mission of the foundation is to facilitate personal development and social change. A special focus of the foundation is on supporting the development of social entrepreneurs and understanding the complexities of social change.

He is also co-founder, Perspectiva Institute; Member, Club of Rome, Co-founder and Director, Fri Tanke Förlag; Co-founder and Chair, Reinventing Learning and Growing Minds.

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The Market Myth   ( Economic Theory ), ( New Economics ), ( Money & Finance )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract The Market can be understood as a self-organizing system that is constantly evolving. Like all social institutions, it is governed by principles and rules created by society, not by any universal laws of nature. If it does not work the way we want it to, we have the power and freedom to change its rules. However, prevailing notions about the market are veiled in myth. Many have argued that there is a vast gap between economic models of how the market is...