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Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics
Valuing the Earth collects more than twenty classic and recent essays that broaden economic thinking by setting the economy in its proper ecological and ethical context. They vividly demonstrate that, contrary to current macroeconomic preoccupations, continued growth on a planet of finite resources cannot be physically or economically sustained and is morally undesirable.
Paperback, 399 pages
Published November 24th 1992 by Mit Press
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Read for my Ecological Economics class. A collection of essays that deal with various aspects of ecological economics. For the most part, I enjoyed the book and its themes. And it was very interesting to finally read Garret Hardin's Tragedy of the Commons
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...