Books by Herman E. Daly

  •  Ecological Economics, Second Edition

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    Ecological Economics, Second Edition

    Principles and Applications

    Herman E. Daly

    In its first edition, this book helped to define the emerging field of ecological economics. This new edition surveys the field today. It incorporates all of the latest research findings and grounds ...

  •  Ecological Economics
    Ecological Economics Joshua Farley

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    Ecological Economics

    A Workbook for Problem-Based Learning

    Joshua Farley

    Ecological economics addresses one of the fundamental flaws in conventional economics--its failure to consider biophysical and social reality in its analyses and equations. Ecological Economics: ...

  •  Ecological Economics
    Ecological Economics Herman E. Daly

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    Ecological Economics

    Principles And Applications

    Herman E. Daly

    Conventional economics is often criticized for failing to reflect adequately the value of clean air and water, species diversity, and social and generational equity. By excluding biophysical and social ...

  •  Steady-State Economics
    Steady-State Economics Herman E. Daly

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    Steady-State Economics

    Second Edition With New Essays

    Herman E. Daly

    First published in 1977, this volume caused a sensation because of Daly's radical view that "enough is best." Today, his ideas are recognized as the key to sustainable development, and Steady-State ...

  • The Local Politics of Global Sustainability

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    The Local Politics of Global Sustainability

    Thomas Prugh

    The most difficult questions of sustainability are not about technology; they are about values. Answers to such questions cannot be found by asking the "experts," but can only be resolved in the ...

About the Author

Herman E. Daly is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, School of Public Affairs. From 1988 to 1994 he was senior economist in the environment department of the World Bank. Prior to 1988 he was Alumni Professor of Economics at Louisiana State University, where he taught economics for twenty years. He is a co-founder and associate editor of the journal Ecological Economics.

He is co-author with theologian John B. Cobb, Jr. of For the Common Good (1989; 1994) which received the Grawemeyer Award for ideas for improving World Order. His other books include Steady-State Economics (Freeman, 1977; second edition, Island Press, 1991); Valuing the Earth (MIT, 1993) and Beyond Growth (Beacon, 1996). In 1996, he received the Heineken Prize for Environmental Science awarded by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Right Livelihood Award, Sweden's alternative to the Nobel Prize.