Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Brodbeck (born 1948) is an economist, engineer, business ethicist, philosopher and creativity researcher. He was Professor of Economics, Statistics and Creative Technology at the Technical University of Würzburg and at the Technical University for Politics in Munich. He has published many books and articles on economics, financial science, money, philosophy and creativity. Beyond this he is a well-known Buddhist who argues for a fundamental shift in the values of business and society towards business with ethics.

A selection of his main writings in German language:

  • Die Herrschaft des Geldes – Geschichte und Systematik 2. Auflage Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft (WBG), Darmstadt 2012
  • Die fragwürdigen Grundlagen der Ökonomie – Eine philosophische Kritik der moderenen Wirtschaftswissenschaften 5. Auflage WBG, Darmstadt 2011
  • Buddhistische Wirtschaftsethik. Eine vergleichende Einführung. 2. Auflage Verlag Steinrich, Berlin 2011

Karl-Heinz Brodbeck has been interviewed by the media many times and gives talks, which can be found on Vimeo.

Web Links: Video Talk by Karl-Heinz Brodbeck at the Money Summit of the GLS Bank Foundation on 01.05.2014: Wie Geld unser Denken bestimmt und verändert“

Video: Banken- Wirtschaftskrise aus buddhistischer Sicht:  

Video: Geld: Die große Illusion  

Website of Karl-Heinz Brodbeck   Karl-Heinz Brodbeck lives in Munich and may be reached at this address: Brodbeck(at)t-online.de