Ecological economics formally emerged in the late 1980s in response to the failure of mainstream economic paradigms to deal adequately with the interdependence of social, economic and ecological systems. Frontier Issues in Ecological Economics focuses on a range of cutting-edge issues in the field of ecological economics and outlines plausible measures to achieve a more sustainable, just, and efficient world for all.
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- Frontier Issues in Ecological Economics
- About the author
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: What is Sustainable Development?
- Chapter 3: Is Human-Made Capital an Adequate Long-run Substitute for Natural Capital?
- Chapter 4: The Potential Conflict Between Sustainability and Welfare Maximisation
- Chapter 5: Natural Resource Prices and Natural Resource Scarcity
- Chapter 6: An Introduction to Sustainable Development Indicators
- Chapter 7: An Assessment of Various Measures of Sustainable Economic Welfare
- Chapter 8: Using a Fisherian Measure of Income to Guide a Nation’s Transition to a Steady-State Economy
- Chapter 9: Eco-Efficiency Indicators: Theory and Practice
- Chapter 10: On the Independence of the Sustainability, Distribution and Efficiency Goals
- Chapter 11: Ecological Tax Reform: Why and in What Form?
- Chapter 12: Does the Environmental Kuznets Curve Exist? A Theoretical Perspective
- Chapter 13: IS-LM-EE: Incorporating an Environmental Equilibrium Curve into the IS-LM Model
- Chapter 14: Reconciling the Policy Goals of Full Employment and Ecological Sustainability
- Chapter 15: Keynes, International Governance Arrangements and Globalisation
- Chapter 16: Increasing Sustainable National Income by Restoring Comparative Advantage as the Principle Governing International Trade
- Chapter 17: The 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development: Another Opportunity to Address the Scale and Globalisation Issues Gone Begging
- Chapter 18: Is a Steady-State Economy Compatible with a Democratic-Capitalist System?
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