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Stefan Brunnhuber

Brunnhuber, Stefan

Brunnhuber, Stefan

Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Diakonie Hospital, Germany; Trustee, WAAS

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Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Diakonie Hospital, Germany; Trustee, WAAS

Stefan Brunnhuber is Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Diakonie Hospital, Germany; Vice-Chairman of the European Institute of Health. He has been active in the managing boards of numerous medical institutions in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the USA, and in several commissions related to healthcare issues. Besides, he is an elected member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Austrian Chapter of the Club of Rome.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Innovative Financial Engineering to Fund the SDGs - A WAAS Initiative*   ( Economic Theory ), ( Money & Finance ), ( New Economics )
Get Full Text in PDF Abstract Development needs have primarily been financed through private sector financing, conventional public sector funding and philanthropic commitment. These traditional sources are not sufficient in scale and speed to meet the pressing finance needs. The world community is too busy repairing, stabilizing and refunding the given to maintain the stability of the existing system, relying on a mechanical model. Out-of-the-box approaches which blend in with the given tools...
Leadership for a New Paradigm: Planetary Moment and Momentum   ( New Paradigm )
Get Full Text in PDF Abstract This is a unique moment in human history. It is a unique opportunity to generate the momentum needed for rapid transformation of national and global policies and institutions. We are confronted by challenges of a magnitude and urgency greater than ever before at precisely the moment when humanity faces a global leadership vacuum. These complex, multidimensional, interrelated challenges have already generated unprecedented awareness of fundamental flaws in...
Overcoming the Global Trilemma: New Monetary Politics in the Anthropocene: Dani Rodrik Revised   ( Economic Theory ), ( Money & Finance ), ( New Economics )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract This paper will review the concept of the “open economic trilemma” between national sovereignty, global integration and democratic politics. It will introduce, as a possible solution, the concept of a parallel dual currency system operating through new monetary channels using distributive ledger technology. Although not apparent at first glance, this additional system could provide a Pareto-superior optimum by integrating spillovers and negative...
Education Isn’t Education: The Creativity Response or How to Improve the Learning Curve in Our Society   ( Education ), ( Knowledge, Science & Values )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract Despite rising expenditure and general enrolment rates on a global level, educational output is stagnating, if not declining. There is increasing empirical evidence that we need a completely different approach to enhancing the learning curve; this holds true for early childhood, primary education, secondary education and higher education. Most existing educational programs do not tap into the full creative potential of our minds and our brains and often...
How to Finance our Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Socioecological Quantitative Easing (QE) as a Parallel Currency to Make the World a Better Place   ( Economic Theory ), ( New Economics ), ( Sustainable Development )
 Get Full Text in PDFAbstract This paper tries to find an answer to the question of how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that the world has just decided to implement. I argue that besides the existing wealth of proposals, mainly along the lines of better governance and co-financing strategies, we need a complementary approach: parallel Quantitative Easing (QE) for SDGs only. Reverse pricing effects, drying out shadow economies and the impact of such a QE-SDG on the...