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PhD student to conduct research in the field of environmental economics at the University of Southampton

Project Title: Preferences for ecosystem services Apply Now: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/postgraduate/research_degrees/apply.page? Project Supervisor(s): Dr M Schaafsma (School of Geography), Dr E Mentzakis (Economics Division, Social Sciences) Email Enquiry: For informal inquiries, please contact Marije Schaafsma: M.Schaafsma@soton.ac.uk Weblink: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/postgraduate/research_degrees/studentships.page Application Deadline: 31 December … Continue reading

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25 Hottest Articles || July – September 2014

Ecological Economics July – September 2014 A typology for the classification, description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services • Article Ecological Economics, Volume 41, Issue 3, June 2002, Pages 393-408 de Groot, Rudolf S; Wilson, Matthew A; Boumans, … 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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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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VALUING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Methodological Issues and Case Studies Edited by K.N. Ninan, Centre for Economics, Environment and Society, Bangalore, India and Co-Chair, Panel on Methodological Assessment of Scenarios and Modelling of Biodiversity and Ecosystem (IPBES), United Nations, Bonn, Germany. Foreword by Robert Costanza … Continue reading

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The Journal of Peasant Studies

The Journal of Peasant Studies published The Power of Numbers in Gender Dynamics: Illustrations from Community Forestry Groups by Bina Agarwal.

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CFP: Workshop on Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

Climate Ethics and Economics Department of Political and Economic StudiesUniversity of Helsinki Call for Papers Workshop: Ethical underpinnings of climate economics Helsinki; 11-13 November 2014 Confirmed Speakers John Broome (University of Oxford) John O’Neill (University of Manchester) The debates around … Continue reading

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Response to David Barkin posting by Roy Morrison

Original Morrison posting. Response by David Barkin. It is precisely the enormous second law advantages posed, for example, by a global efficient renewable energy transformation to replace high entropy and ecologically ruinous fossil fuels and nuclear energy is at the … Continue reading

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Transdisciplinary Sustainability Studies: A Heuristic Approach

Edited by Katri Huutoniemi, Petri Tapio Routledge – 2014 – 216 pages Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability Arising out of human-environment interaction, sustainability problems resist disciplinary categories and simple solutions. This book offers a fresh approach to practical and methodological … Continue reading

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Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health & Environmental Sustainability

Call for Chapters Proposals Submission Deadline: July 30, 2014 Full Chapters Due: November 30, 2014 Editors Soumyananda Dinda (Department of Economics, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, India) Introduction Climate change is one of the greatest threats to the human civilization and the toughest … Continue reading

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Response to Roy Morrison Article by David Barkin

Original Morrison posting. The note by Roy Morrison in a recent issue of the ISEE weekly bulletin (12 June 2014) poses serious questions for our Society. His affirmation that the way to achieve sustainability and end (sic!) poverty, is to … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Strategy for Global Growth

One of our members asked us to post the following. We consider it a good incentive for a discussion. A Sustainable Strategy for Global Growth  by Roy Morrison The global economy in the 21st century faces  two key interrelated challenges.  … Continue reading

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Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future

Just released – a new edited book titled: “Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 Global Thought Leaders” that I think might interest you. The book offers a broad, critical discussion of what a sustainable and desirable future … Continue reading

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