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.
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
Doughnut economics: Seven ways to think like a 21st century economist, by Kate Raworth
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
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 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.eswglobal.org
Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy (CASSE): http://steadystate.org/
International Society for Ecological Economics http://www.isecoeco.org/
Edited Collections from USSEE Conference Proceedings
- Richardson, Robert (Ed.), Building a Green Economy: Perspectives from Ecological Economics, Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, MI, 2013.
- Chapman, Robert (Ed.), Creating Sustainability within our Midst: Challenges for the 21st Century, Pace University Press, New York, NY, 2008.
- Erickson, Jon D. and John M. Gowdy (Eds.), Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2007.
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