Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development, Selected Essays of Herman Daly
This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics offers to better guide us toward a sustainable economy - one with deeper biophysical and ethical roots.
Under the general heading of sustainability and ecological economics, many specific topics are here brought into relation with each other. These include: limits to growth; full-world versus empty-world economics; uneconomic growth; definitions of sustainability; peak oil; steady-state economics; allocation versus distribution versus scale issues; non-enclosure of rival goods and enclosure of non-rival goods; production functions and the laws of thermodynamics; OPEC and Kyoto; involuntary resettlement and development; resource versus value-added taxation; globalization versus internationalization; immigration; climate change; and the philosophical presuppositions of policy, including the policies suggested in connection with the topics above.
This fascinating work will appeal to scholars and academics of ecological, environmental, development, and environmental resource economics and studies.
- Hardback | 288 pages
- 156 x 234 x 31.75mm | 566.99g
- 30 Apr 2008
- Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
- Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Table of contents
PART I: BASIC CONCEPTS AND IDEAS
1. Limits to Growth
2. Economics in a Full World
3. The Challenge of Ecological Economics: Historical Context and Some Specific Issues
PART II: ISSUES WITH THE WORLD BANK
4. Sustainable Development: Definitions, Principles, Policies
5. The Illth of Nations: Comments on World Bank World Development Report, 2003
6. Can We Grow Our Way to an Environmentally Sustainable World?
PART III: ISSUES IN ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
7. Consumption and Welfare: Two Views of Value Added
8. Ecological Economics: The Concept of Scale and its Relation to Allocation, Distribution, and Uneconomic Growth
9. Sustaining Our Commonwealth of Nature and Knowledge
10. The Steady-State Economy and Peak Oil
11. How Long Can Neoclassical Economists Ignore the Contributions of Georgescu-Roegen?
PART IV: TESTIMONY AND OPINION
12. Off-Shoring in the Context of Globalization
13. Invited Testimony to Russian Duma on Resource Taxation
14. Involuntary Displacement: Efficient Reallocation or Unjust Redistribution?
15. Sustainable Development and OPEC
PART V: REVIEWS AND CRITIQUES
16. Can Nineveh Repent Again?
17. Beck's Case Against Immigration
18. Hardly Green
19. The Return of Lauderdale's Paradox
20. When Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes
PART VI: GLOBALIZATION
21. Globalization versus Internationalization, and Four Reasons Why Internationalization is Better
22. Population, Migration, and Globalization
PART VII: PHILOSOPHY AND POLICY
23. Policy, Possibility, and Purpose
24. Feynman's Unanswered Question
25. Roefie Hueting's Perpendicular "Demand Curve" and the Issue of Objective Value
About Herman E. Daly