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The Threat of Rent Extraction in a Resource-constrained Future

Beth Stratford

Ecological Economics, 2020, vol. 169, issue C

Abstract: Ecological economists aim to transform our economic institutions so that society can flourish within planetary boundaries. The central message of this article is that private rent extraction forms a key barrier to the realisation of that goal.

Keywords: Rent; Growth imperative; Debt; Inequality; Working hours; Ecological macroeconomics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106524

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