References & Other Resources

Recommended Reading List

General Books about Ecological and Alternative Economics

Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by EF Schumacher

What Then Must We Do? by Gar Alperovitz

Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene, Peter G. Brown and Peter Timmerman, eds. 2015

Enough is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources, by Rob Dietz, Dan O’Neill, Herman Daly

Governing the commons: the evolution of institutions for collective action, by Elinor Ostrom

Text Books

An Introduction to Ecological Economics by Robert Costanza and John H. Cumberland, 2nd Edition 2014

Ecological Economics, Principles and Applications by Farley and Daly 2003

Ecological Economics: An Introduction by Common and Stagl, 2005

Behavioral Economics

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

The Upside of Irrationality by Dan Ariely

Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness by R. Thaler and C.Sunstein

Bio-Physical Limitations

Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development by Herman Daly

Collapse by Jared Diamond

Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature by Carl McDaniel and John Gowdy

Planetary Economics by Michael Grubb

Development

Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen

Poor Economics: By Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee

Theories of Development: Contentions, Arguments, and Alternatives by Richard Peet and Elaine Hartwick

The Kochia Chronicles by Khanjan Mehta

Organizations to Follow

Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET): http://ineteconomics.org/

New Economics Foundation: http://www.neweconomics.org/

New Economy Coalition : http://neweconomy.net/

Schumacher Center for New Economics: http://www.centerforneweconomics.org/

Nework of Early-Career Sustainable Scientists and Engineers  (NESSE) www.sustainablescientists.org/

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) www.eswusa.org

Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy (CASSE): http://steadystate.org/

International Society for Ecological Economics http://www.isecoeco.org/

United States Society for Ecological Economics http://www.ussee.org/

Associated Publications

Edited Collections from USSEE Conference Proceedings

Reviews in Ecological Economics

Reviews in Ecological Economics provides reviews of key issues and subjects in a comprehensive, relevant, and timely fashion, creating a critical point of access to the field of ecological economics, and an opportunity to reflect on past progress and chart the direction forward. REE is sponsored and endorsed by the United States Society for Ecological Economics (USSEE) and was formerly published by the New York Academy of Sciences as Ecological Economics Reviews.

Solutions

Solutions is a nonprofit print and online publication devoted to showcasing bold and innovative ideas for solving the world’s integrated ecological, social, and economic problems. Its mission is provide a forum for developing and discussing seriously creative ideas to solve society’s most pressing problems in an integrated way.

Ecological Economics

Ecological Economics is the original transdisciplinary journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics addressing the extension and integration of the study and management of ‘nature’s household’ (ecology) and ‘humankind’s household’ (economics). Members of the ISEE and USSEE receive a reduced subscription rate.

Co-Sponsored Webinars

Spring 2010 Solutions/UVM webinar

The 2010 Spring Solutions Seminar Series hosted by the University of Vermont focused on ‘Getting to 350’. The speakers within this series are leading voices offering a set of solutions that, over the next decade, can begin to move the global community toward 350 ppm – and a more sustainable and desirable future. Full video archives available at the YouTube Channel of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics.

Fall 2010 Solutions/PSU webinar

The 2010 Fall Solutions Seminar Series hosted by Portland State University on creating a sustainable and desirable future is a “design problem.” Speakers included internationally renown thinkers such as David Orr, Bill Becker, and many others.

Transforming the Economy for a Just and Sustainable World