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Ecological Economics A...
Ecological Economics And Sustainable Development, Selected Essays Of Herman Daly (Advances In Ecological Economics)
"Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development" comprises a carefully chosen selection of some 25 articles, speeches, congressional testimonies, reviews, and critiques from the last ten years of Herman Daly's ever-illuminating work. This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics of...more
(first published January 1st 2007)
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Aug 03, 2011 The Capital Institute rated it 5 of 5 stars
In this collection of essays presented with what reviewers call a “crystal clear style”, Daly discusses the way economies relate to the environment as well as the problems in this relationship. The book covers climate change, peak oil, globalization versus internationalization, poverty reduction and scale leading to uneconomic growth. As a former member of the World Bank, Daly writes with an inside perspective on the economy and ecology debate. The book questions the logic of conventional though...more
Herman Daly is an American ecological economist and professor at the School of Public Policy of University of Maryland, College Park in the United States. He was Senior Economist in the Environment Department of the World Bank, where he helped to develop policy guidelines related to sustainable development. While there, he was engaged in environmental operations work in Latin America. He is closel...moreMore about Herman E. Daly...