Seminal Literature

Richard Norgaard, The Church of Economism and Its Discontents. This article was originally published in December 2015 by the Great Transition Initiative.

Fischer-Kowalski, Marina (1998): Society’s Metabolism. The Intellectual History of Material Flow Analysis, Part I, 1860 – 1970. In: Journal of Industrial Ecology 2(1), pp. 61-78.

Fischer-Kowalski, Marina and Hüttler, Walter (1999): Society’s Metabolism. The Intellectual History of Material Flow Analysis, Part II: 1970-1998. In: Journal of Industrial Ecology 2(4), pp. 107-137.

Book: Recent Developments in Ecological Economics. Edited by Joan Martínez-Alier, Professor of Economics and Economic History, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain and Inge Røpke, Aalborg University, Denmark

Cutler J. Cleveland and Mathias Ruth (1997), When, Where and by How Much do Biophysical Limits Constrain the Economic Process? A Survey of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen’s Contribution to Ecological Economics

Robert U. Ayres and Benjamin Warr (2005), Accounting for Growth: The Role of Physical Work

Herman E. Daly (1997), Georgescu-Roegen versus Solow/Stiglitz

Silvio O. Funtowicz and Jerome R. Ravetz (1994), The Worth of a Songbird: Ecological Economics as a Post-Normal Science

Joan Martinez-Alier, Giuseppe Munda and John O’Neill (1998), Weak Comparability of Values as a Foundation for Ecological Economics

John L.R. Proops, Ecological economics: Rationale and problem areas

Richard B. Norgaard, The case for methodological pluralism

Paul P. Christensen, Historical roots for ecological economics — Biophysical versus allocative approaches

Herman E. Daly, Toward some operational principles of sustainable development

Malte Faber, John Proops, Matthias Ruth, Peter Michaelis, Economy-environment interactions in the long-run: a neo-Austrian approach

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