Center for Work, Technology and Society

The Center for Work, Technology and Society focuses on how to integrate technology into the economy and workplace to maximize benefits and minimize harm for society, workers, and the environment. Our research focuses on how to create a modern, prosperous economy that cares for people and the planet, both in the US and around the world.

Project Areas

Creating a Sustainable Shared-Prosperity Policy Index (SSPI)

Divestment from Fossil Fuel Assets

Buddhist Economics

Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)


In ‘Buddhist Economics,’ sustainability is more important than GDP
Yale Climate Connections | February 11, 2019

Talkies presents: Buddhist Economics!
KPFA Talkies | January 22, 2019

Y-Vonne Hutchinson and Clair Brown: The Future Of Work
CIIS Public Programs Podcast | October 3, 2018

Meet The Buddhist Economist
OZY | October 2, 2018

#70: Clair Brown, Economist, Author of ‘Buddhist Economics’
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris | April 5, 2017

In the News

Make Black Friday Meaningful
New York Daily News | November 29, 2019
Clair Brown and Jun Wong

What America Needs to Understand About Capitalism
Project Syndicate | July 12, 2019
Clair Brown and Simon Saellstroem

Buddhist Economics: Individual and Government Actions to Create an Equitable, Sustainable Future
Hong Kong University | April 14, 2019
Clair presented a keynote address at the International Buddhist Economics Conference