Ecological Economics at a Crossroads
John Gowdy () and
Jon D. Erickson ()
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Jon D. Erickson: School of Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Rensselaer Working Papers in Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Economics
During the past decade theoretical and empirical advances in neoclassical economics have resulted in the virtual rejection of the two pillars of traditional welfare economics-- rational economic man and perfect competition. Surprisingly, many ecological economists are moving closer to the discredited neo-Walrasian welfare model just at the time it is being replaced within the mainstream. We call for a return to the roots of ecological economics and an engagement with current developments in mainstream theory.
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Journal Article: Ecological economics at a crossroads (2005)
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