Ecological Economics

Ecological Economics

By: Charles Perrings (editor)Hardback

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The field of ecological economics developed in the late 1980s at the intersection of the social and natural sciences, with roots in political economy, ecology and biology, and has had a significant impact on research agendas and policy in related fields in subsequent years. This collection of classic and contemporary papers in ecological economics and its precursors includes an introductory essay that explores how the field has developed over time and identifies the main strands in the literature. Volume I reviews the roots and evolution of ecological economics as a field. Volume II examines the methodological and technical challenges posed by the development of a new field at the intersection of a number of mature disciplines. Volume III focuses on the major developments in ecological economics of the last decade. Volume IV looks at the ecological economics of sustainability.

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Charles Perrings is Professor of Environmental/Ecological Economics at Arizona State University. Previous appointments include Professor of Environmental Economic and Environmental Management at the University of York; Professor of Economics at the University of California, Riverside; Director of the Biodiversity Programme of the Beijer Institute, Stockholm; Professor of Economics at the University of Botswana; and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Auckland. Until 2005 he was editor of Environment and Development Economics, and he remains on the editorial board of several other journals in environmental, resource and ecological economics, and in conservation ecology. He is Past President of the International Society for Ecological Economics; Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee of Diversitas, an international programme of biodiversity science, and co-Chair of the Diversitas core project ecoSERVICES. His publications include a number of scientific papers and several monographs and edited volumes.


Volume I: The Roots of Ecological Economics Introduction On The Produce of Land Which Sometimes does and Sometimes does not Afford Rent - Charles Perrings The Different Ratios in Which Population and Food Increase - Adam Smith Of the Stationary State - Thomas Malthus Recapitulation and Conclusion - John Stuart Mill Resilience and Stability of Ecological Systems - Charles Darwin Energy and Economic Myths - C.S. Holling Total Energy Costs in Ecosystems - Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen The Economics of Exhaustible Resources - Bruce Hannon The Economic Theory of a Common-Property Resource: The Fishery - Harold Hotelling The Economics of Overexploitation - H. Scott Gordon Economic Growth and the Quality of the Environment - Colin Clark Intergenerational Equity and the Investing of Rents from Exhaustible Resources - Karl-Goren Maler On Economics as a Life Science - John M. Hartwick The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth - Herman Daly Production, Consumption and Externalities - Kenneth Boulding Preview; Common Property, Externalities and Income Distribution - Robert Ayres and Alan Kneese Coevolutionary Development Potential - Partha Dasgupta VOLUME 2: MODELING COUPLED ECOLOGICAL-ECONOMIC SYSTEMS - Richard Norgaard Modeling Coupled Social-Ecological Systems Limits to Substitution and Irreversibility in Production and Consumption: A neoclassical interpretation of ecological economics - Charles Perrings Evolutionary Economics and Environmental Imperatives - David Stern Empirical Cyclic Stabilization of an Oyster Reef Ecosystem - Robert Ayres A Metapopulation Model with Private Property and a Common Pool - Bruce Hannon Diversity, Productivity and Temporal Stability in the Economies of Humans and Nature - Gardner Brown and Jonathan Roughgarden Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for the Equivalence of Economic and Ecological Criteria in Range Management - David Tilman, Stephen Polasky and Clarence Lehman Economic Land Use, Ecosystem Services and Microfounded Species Dynamics - Amitrajeet Batabyal Protecting an Endangered Species While Harvesting its Prey in a General Equilibrium Ecosystem Model - Thomas Eichner and Rudiger Pethig Managing Ecologically Interdependent Species - David Finnoff and John Tschirhart Optimal Ecosystem Management When Species Compete for Limiting Resources - Erwin Bulte and Richard Damania Optimal Spatial Management of Metapopulations: Matching policy scope to ecosystem scale - William Brock and Anastasios Xepapadeas Uncertainty and Sustainability in the Management of Rangelands - James Sanchirico and James Wilen Conservation in the Optimal Use of Rangelands - Martin F. Quaas, Stefan Baumgartner, Christian Becker, Karin Frank and Birgit M ller On Trade, Landuse and Biodiversity - Charles Perrings and Brian Walker Management of Eutrophication for Lakes Subject to Potentially Irreversible Change - Stephen Polasky, Christopher Costello and Carol Mcausland The Economics of Shallow Lakes - Steve Carpenter, Don Ludwig and William Brock Integrated Ecological Economic Modeling of The Patuxent River Watershed, Maryland - Karl-Goran Maler, Anastasios Xepapadeas and Aart De Zeeuw Human-Ecosystem Interactions: A Dynamic Integrated Model - Robert Costanza, Alexey Voinov, Roelof Boumans, Thomas Maxwell, Ferdinando Villa, Lisa Wainger and Helena Voinov Volume III: Ecosystem Services - Bobbi Low, Robert Costanza, Elinor Ostrom, James Wilson and Carl P. Simon The Economics of Ecosystem Services Estimating the Demand for Environmental Services - Charles Perrings Valuing Nature: Lessons Learned and Future Research Directions - Karl-Goren Maler The Value of Nature and the Nature of Value - R. Kerry Turner, Jouni Paavola, Philip Cooper, Stephen Farber, Valma Jessamy and Stavros Georgiou On the Scarcity Value of Ecosystem Services - Gretchen C. Daily, Tore Soderqvist, Sara Aniyar, Kenneth Arrow, Partha Dasgupta, Paul R. Ehrlich, Carl Folke, Annmari Jansson, Bengt-Owe Jansson, Nils Kautsky, Simon Levin, Jane Lubchenco, Karl-Goran Maler, David Simpson, David Starrett, David Tilman and Valuing Biodiversity from an Economic Perspective: A unified economic, ecological and genetic approach - Amitrajeet Batabyal, J.R. Kahn and R.V. O'Neill Valuing Ecosystem Services as Productive Inputs - William A. Brock and Anastasios Xepapadeas Deriving Values for the Ecological Support Function of Wildlife: An indirect valuation approach - Edward Barbier Transferring Environmental Value Estimates: Issues and alternatives - Bryon P. Allen and John B. Loomis Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services Part 1: An integrated dynamic approach - Clive L. Spash and Arild Vatn Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services Part 2: Implications of unpredictable novel change - Ralph Winkler Mapping Ecosystem Services: Practical challenges and opportunities in linking GIS and value transfer - Ralph Winkler Local Identification and Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services from Opuntia Scrublands of Ayacucho, Peru - Austin Troy and Matthew A. Wilson Genuine Savings Rates in Developing Countries - Luis C. Rodr?'Guez, Unai Pascual and Hermann M. Niemeyer Wealth, Natural Capital and Sustainable Development: Contrasting examples from Botswana and Namibia - Kirk Hamilton and Michael Clemens Net National Product, Wealth and Social Well-Being - Glenn-Marie Lange VOLUME 4: SUSTAINABILITY - Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Goran Maler Sustainability Towards Sustainable Development, World Commission on Environment and Development: Are we consuming too much? - Charles Perrings Sustainability Science - Kenneth Arrow, Partha Dasgupta, Lawrence Goulder, Gretchen Daily, Paul Ehrlich, Geoffrey Heal, Simon Levin, Karl-Goran Maler, Stephen Schneider, David Starrett and Brian Walker Economic Growth, Carrying Capacity and The Environment - Robert W. Kates, William C. Clark, Robert Corell, J. Michael Hall, Carlo C. Jaeger, Ian Lowe, James J. Mccarthy, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Bert Bolin, Nancy M. Dickson, Sylvie Faucheux, Gilberto C. Gallopin, Arnulf Gr bler, Brian Huntley, Jill Jager, Nar The Rise and fall of the Environmental Kuznets Curve - Kenneth Arrow, Bert Bolin, Robert Costanza, Partha Dasgupta, Carl Folke, C. S. Holling, Bengt-Owe Jansson, Simon Levin, Karl-Goran Maler, Charles Perrings And David Pimentel Economic Pathways to Ecological Sustainability - David Stern Operationalizing Sustainable Development: Dynamic Ecological Economic Models - Partha Dasgupta; Simon Levin; Jane Lubchenco Sustainable Development in a Post-Brundtland World - Jeroen C.J.M. Van Den Bergh And Peter Nijkamp Towards an Operational Sustainability Criterion - Chris Sneddon, Richard Howarth and Richard Norgaard Is There A Role For Benefit-Cost Analysis In Environmental, Health And Safety Regulation? - Richard Howarth Towards an Experimental Foundation for Benefit-Cost Analysis - Kenneth J. Arrow, Maureen L. Cropper, George C. Eads, Robert W. Hahn, Lester B. Lave, Roger G. Noll, Paul R. Portney, Milton Russell, Richard Schmalensee, V. Kerry Smith and Robert N. Stavins Sustainability Policy and Environmental Policy - John Gowdy Natural Resource Rents, Economic Dynamics and Structural Change: A capital theoretic Approach - John C. V. Pezzey Towards an Ecological Economics Of Sustainability - Malte Faber and John Proops Evolutionary Policies For Sustainable Development: Adaptive flexibility and risk minimising - Mick Common and Charles Perrings From Metaphor to Measurement: Resilience of what to what? - Christian Rammel and Jeroen Van Den Bergh Social-Ecological Resilience to Coastal Disasters - Steve Carpenter, Brian Walker, J. Marty Anderies and Nick Abel The Genuine Savings Criterion and the Value of Population - W. Neil Adger, Terry P. Hughes, Carl Folke. Stephen R. Carpenter and Johan Rockstrom Resilience and Sustainable Development: Building Adaptive capacity in a worldo transformations - Kenneth J. Arrow, Partha Dasgupta and And Karl-Goran Maler

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  • publication date: 09/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412948609
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1504
  • ID: 9781412948609
  • ISBN10: 1412948606

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