Ecological economics

The Need for a New, Biophysical-Based Paradigm in Economics for the Second Half of the Oil Age

Publication date:
2006-11-24
First published in:
International Journal of Transdisciplinary Research
Authors:
C.A.S. Hall & K. Klitgaard
Abstract:

The realization that the conceptual base for much of conventional economics is quite flimsy
is no longer news to either those who follow events within the field or to many interested
outsiders in the natural sciences. For an easy example, since 1998 a surprisingly large
number of Nobel Laureates in economics (Joseph Stiglitz, George Akerlof, Daniel
Kahneman, Robert Aumann, Thomas Schelling, and Amartya Sen) were people whose
worked challenged, in various very fundamental ways, the basic existing paradigm of
conventional neoclassical economics...

Published in: International Journal of Transdisciplinary Research Vol. 1, No. 1, 2006
Available from: see below

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The Myth of Sustainable Development: Personal Reflections on Energy, its Relation to Neoclassical Economics, and Stanley Jevons

Publication date:
2004-06-01
First published in:
Journal of Energy Resources Technology
Authors:
Charlie A.S. Hall
Abstract:

Abstract not available

Published in: Journal of Energy Resources Technolology, June 2004, Volume 126, Issue 2
Available from: ASME Digital Library

The Development of an Ecological Economics

Publication date:
1999-01-01
First published in:
Journal of Business Administration and Policy Analysis
Authors:
R. Costanza et al
Abstract:

Ecology and economics have developed as separate disciplines throughout their recent histories in the 20th century. While each has addressed the way in which living systems self-organize to enable individuals and communities to meet their goals, and while each has borrowed theoretical concepts from the other and shared patterns of thinking with other sciences, they began with different first principles, addressed separate issues, utilized different assumptions to reach answers, and supported different interests in the policy process...

Published in: Journal of Business Administration and Policy Analysis, 1999, 1 January

Biophysical constraints to economic growth

Publication date:
2003-11-23
First published in:
Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, http://www.eolss.com/
Authors:
Cutler J. Cleveland
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