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Do we dare to question economic growth?

By Warwick Smith First published at The Guardian on 13 October 2014. We’ve all been so effectively sold the line that endless growth is essential to maintain and improve our quality of life. This couldn’t be further from the truth. … Continue reading

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Panel on Gender and Green Governance

4.30pm – 6pm, Friday 24 OctoberLittle Hall, Sidgwick Site, CB3 9DA Gender and Green Governance Can the gender composition of groups managing local forests affect conservation outcomes? This simple question has been little addressed, despite the substantial literature on women’s … Continue reading

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University of Idaho Job Posting

University of Idaho: Assistant/Associate Professor of Natural Resource Economics Location: Moscow Division/College: College of Natural Resources Department: Conservation Social Sciences Employee Category: Faculty Classification Group Title: Regular Faculty Tenure Tracking: Tenure Track Rank: Negotiable (must be justified) Interim/Term Appointment: No … Continue reading

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Top 25 Articles in Economics, Econometrics and Finance for April to June 2014

Top 25 Hottest Articles Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological Economics April to June 2014 1. A typology for the classification, description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services • Article Ecological Economics, Volume 41, Issue 3, June 2002, Pages … Continue reading

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Latin American Conference

First Latin American Meeting on Enviromental Conflicts (COLCA 2014)General Sarmiento University, Buenos Aires, October 27-29, 2014www.ungs.edu.ar/colca2014 With an expected participation of around 1.100 participants from practically all the countries of Latin America (and Spain/Catalunya too…) and more than 450 papers … Continue reading

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Oxford Winter School in Ecological Economics

Oxford Winter School in Ecological Economics 2015 will be held at St Hilda’s College, Oxford. 4-8 January 2015 in Oxford, UK. This course explores the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics, an interdisciplinary field emerged in response … Continue reading

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Full Professor of Sustainability Economics

Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany SUSTAINABILITY ECONOMICS (W3) A well-grounded understanding of economic interconnections and approaches is central to advancing sustainable development. Along with developing and analyzing various sustainability concepts, questions concerning stakeholder behavior have become ever more important for … Continue reading

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Foley & Taylor named 2015 Leontief Prize Winners

Tufts Institute to award annual economics prize to Duncan Foley & Lance Taylor Leontief Prize recognizes work on economic implications of climate change GDAE will award its 2015 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought to Duncan Foley … Continue reading

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Environmental Economist at Emory University

The Department of Environmental Sciences in Emory College seeks an Environmental or Ecological Economist at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level to begin Fall 2015. We are seeking candidates with expertise in economic perspectives whose research is at the … Continue reading

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Limits of Economic Knowledge – New Book

Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge by Stephen J. DeCanio (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) is now available in both Kindle and hardcover editions:  

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Institute for New Economic Thinking Announces 6th Grant Round

  The Institute for New Economic Thinking aims to foster open discourse and to advance new thinking on economic issues and theory. The Institute’s notion of new economic thinking is deliberately open and non-dogmatic. Our hope is to support research … Continue reading

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The Population Overshoot Factor in Ecological Economics

We were delighted by the clear consensus that emerged at the end of the Iceland conference, that population size and growth is one of the major factors in assessing the  sustainability of economies and societies, which should be taken into … Continue reading

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WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme Call for Applications

Located in the heart of Berlin, the WZB Berlin Social Science Center is one of Europe’s largest non-university research institutes. The WZB conducts basic social science research with a focus on problems of modern societies in a globalized world. Around … Continue reading

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ICCB ECCB 2015: Call for proposals

Call for proposals is out! The ICCB – ECCB congress will be held from 2nd to 6th of August 2015 at Le Corum in Montpellier. We are happy to announce that proposals for symposia, thematic poster exhibitions, workshops, round tables … Continue reading

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Lecturer/Associate Professor in Ecological Economics

The Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated ecological economist with relevant water-related research interests to develop and enhance links across water@leeds and to key stakeholders. You will be able to apply socio-economic … Continue reading

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