Post Keynesian and ecological economics : confronting environmental issues

It is argued that mainstream economics, with its present methodological approach, is limited in its ability to analyze and develop adequate public policy to deal with current environmental problems and sustainable development. This book provides an alternative approach. Building on the strengths and...

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Main Author: Spash, Clive L.
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Holt, Richard P. F., Pressman, Steven
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2009
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Summary:It is argued that mainstream economics, with its present methodological approach, is limited in its ability to analyze and develop adequate public policy to deal with current environmental problems and sustainable development. This book provides an alternative approach. Building on the strengths and insights of Post Keynesian and ecological economics and incorporating cutting edge work in such areas as economic complexity, bounded rationality and socio-economic dynamics, the contributors to this book provide a trans-disciplinary approach to deal with a broad range of environmental concerns
pt. I. Introduction -- pt. II. Methodology and history of thought -- pt. III. Consumers in theory and practice -- pt. IV. Structuring systems of production
Physical Description:xii, 325 p ill., 1 map
ISBN:9781849802086
1847206689
9781847206688