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.

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

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 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):

New Economics Foundation:

New Economy Coalition :

Schumacher Center for New Economics:

Nework of Early-Career Sustainable Scientists and Engineers  (NESSE)

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)

Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy (CASSE):

International Society for Ecological Economics

Associated Publications

Edited Collections from USSEE Conference Proceedings


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