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Economics Bibliography

Richard B. Norgaard

University of California, Berkeley

Updated by Kimberly Carfore, Sam Mickey, and Elizabeth McAnally

Alkon, Alison Hope. Black, White, and Green: Farmers Markets, Race, and the Green Economy. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2012.


Andersson, Jan Otto and Ralf Eriksson. Elements of Ecological Economics. New York: Routledge, 2010.


Babe, Robert E. Culture of Ecology: Reconciling Economics and Environment. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.


Bandarage, Asoka. Sustainability and Well-Being: The Middle Path to Environment, Society and the Economy. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.


Barbier, E. B, ed. Economics and Ecology: New Frontiers and Sustainable Development. London: Chapman and Hall, 1993.


Barbier, Edward B. and Anil Markandya. A New Blueprint for a Green Economy. New York: Routledge, 2013.

Beaton, Charles R. and Chris Maser. Reuniting Economy and Ecology in Sustainable Development. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1999.


Bednar, Charles Sokol. Transforming the Dream: Ecologism and the Shaping of an Alternative American Vision. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2003.


Bender, Tom. Learning to Count What Really Counts: The Economics of Wholeness. Manzanita, OR: Fire River Press, 2002.


Benton, Ted, ed. The Greening of Marxism. New York: Guilford Press, 1996.


Berry, Wendell. What Matters?: Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2010.


--------. The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry. Norman Wirzba, ed. 2003


Bollier, David. Think Like a Commoner: A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2014.


Bollier, David and Silke Helfrich, eds. The Wealth of the Commons: A World Beyond Market and State. Amherst, MA: Levellers Press, 2013.


Bonaiuti, Mauro. The Great Transition. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Borgerhoff Mulder, Monique and Peter Coppolillo. Conservation: Linking Ecology, Economics, and Culture. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.


Bormann, F. Herbert, and Stephen R. Kellert, eds. Ecology, Economics, and Ethics: The Broken Circle. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991.


Brown, Lester R. Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing Civilization. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2009.

--------. Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001.

Brown, Peter G. Ethics, Economics, and International Relations: Transparent Sovereignty in the Commonwealth of Life. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000.


Brown, Peter G. and Geoffrey Garver. Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009.


Burkett, Paul. Marxism and Ecological Economics: Toward a Red and Green Political Economy. Boston, MA: Brill Academic Publishers, 2006.

Butler, Tom and George Wuerthner, eds. Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth. Healdsburg, CA: Watershed Media, 2012.


Butler, Tom, Daniel Lerch and George Wuerthner. The Energy Reader. Healdsburg, CA: Watershed Media, 2012.


Caradonna, Jeremy L. Sustainability: A History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.


Cassiers, Isabelle, ed. Redefining Prosperity. New York: Routledge, 2014.


Cato, Molly Scott. Environment and Economy. New York: Routledge, 2011.


Cavanagh, John and Jerry Mander, eds. Alternatives to Economic Globalization: Another World Is Possible. 2nd edition. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2004.


Chambers, Nicky, Craig Simmons, and Mathis Wackernagel. Sharing Nature’s Interest: Ecological Footprints as an Indicator of Sustainability. London: Earthscan, 2001.


Chouinard, Yvon. Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman. New York: Penguin Books, 2006.


Chouinard, Yvon and Vincent Stanley. The Responsible Company: What We’ve Learned From Patagonia’s First 40 Years. Ventura, CA: Patagonia Books, 2012.


Clapp, Jennifer and Peter Dauvergne. Paths to a Green World: The Political Economy of the Global Environment. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005.


Cleveland, Cutler J., David I Stern, and Robert Costanza, eds. The Economics of Nature and the Nature of Economics. Cheltenham, UK and Northamptom, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2001.


Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change. The Drama of the Commons. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2002.

Common, Michael and Sigrid Stagl. Ecological Economics: An Introduction. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005.


Costanza, Robert, ed. Frontiers in Ecological Economics: Transdisciplinary Essays. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1997.


--------. Ecological Economics: The Science and Management of Sustainability. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.


Costanza, Robert, John Cumberland, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland, and Richard B. Norgaard. An Introduction to Ecological Economics. Boca Raton, FL: St. Lucie Press, 1997.


Costanza, Robert, Charles Perrings, and Cutler J. Cleveland, eds. The Development of Ecological Economics. Brookfield, VT: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1997.


Crocker, David A. and Toby Linden, eds. Ethics of Consumption: The Good Life, Justice, and Global Stewardship. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.


Czech, Brian. Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2013.


Daly, Herman E. Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development: Selected Essays of Herman Daly. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008.


--------. Ecological Economics and the Ecology of Economics: Essays in Criticism. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1999.


--------. Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1996.


--------. Steady-State Economics. Washington D.C.: Island Press, 1991.

Daly, Herman E. and John B. Cobb, Jr. For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1994.


Daly, Herman E. and Joshua Farley. Ecological Economics, Second Edition: Principles and Applications. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2010.


Daly, Herman E. and Kenneth N. Townsend, eds. Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993.


Deb, Debal. Beyond Developmentality: Constructing Inclusive Freedom and Sustainability. New York: Routledge, 2009.


Deblonde, Marian K. Economics as a Political Muse: Philosophical Reflections on the Relevance of Economics for Ecological Policy. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.


De Young, Raymond and Thomas Princen, eds. The Localization Reader: Adapting to the Coming Downshift. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012.


Dietz, Rob and Dan O’Neill. Enough is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2013.


Donahue, Brian. Reclaiming the Commons: Community Farms and Forests in a New England Town. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001.


Dovers, Stephen, David I. Stern, and Michael D. Young, eds. New Dimensions in Ecological Economics: Integrated Approaches to People and Nature. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.


Duchin, Faye and Glenn-Marie Lange. The Future of the Environment: Ecological Economics and Technological Change. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.


Ecological Economics: The Transdisciplinary Journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics. Elsevier Science Publishing, 1989+. 


Edwards, Andres R. Thriving Beyond Sustainability: Pathways to a Resilient Society. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2010.


--------. The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2005.


Edwards-Jones, Gareth, Ben Davies, and Salman S. Hussain. Ecological Economics: An Introduction. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2000.


Eisenstein, Charles. Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition. Berkeley, CA: Evolver Editions, 2011.


Erickson, Gary and Lois Ann Lorentzen. Raising the Bar: Integrity and Passion in Life and Business: The Story of Clif Bar Inc. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2012.


Erickson, Jon D. and John M. Gowdy, eds. Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007.


Farley, Joshua, Jon D. Erickson, and Herman E. Daly. Ecological Economics: A Workbook for Problem-Based Learning. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2005.


Foster, John Bellamy. The Ecological Revolution: Making Peace with the Planet. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2009.

--------. Ecology Against Capitalism. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2002.


--------. Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2000.


Foster, John Bellamy, Brett Clark, and Richard York. The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2011.


Gallagher, Kevin and Jacob Werksman, eds. The Earthscan Reader on International Trade and Sustainable Development. London: Earthscan Publications, 2002.


Getzner, Michael, Clive L. Spash, and Sigrid Stagl, eds. Alternatives for Environmental Valuation. London and New York: Routledge, 2005.


Goodwin, Neva R., Frank Ackerman, and David Kirion, eds. The Consumer Society. Washington DC: Island Press, 1997.


Gottfried, Robert R. Economics, Ecology, and the Roots of Western Faith: Perspectives from the Garden. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.

Gray, John. False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism. New York: The New Press, 1998.


Greer, John Michael. The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2011.


Gren, Ing-Marie, Kerry Turner, and Fredrik Wulff, eds. Managing a Sea: The Ecological Economics of the Baltic. London: Earthscan, 2000.


Hahnel, Robin. Green Economics: Confronting the Ecological Crisis. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2010.

Harris, Jonathan M., Timothy A. Wise, Kevin P. Gallagher, and Neva R. Goodwin. Sustainable Human and Economic Development: Social and Economic Dimensions. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2002.


Hawken, Paul. The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1993.


Hawken, Paul, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins. Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, & Co., 1999.


Healy, Hali, Joan Martinez-Alier, Leah Temper, Mariana Walter and Julien-Francois Gerber. Ecological Economics from the Ground Up. New York: Routledge, 2013.


Heinberg, Richard. Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils our Future. Santa Rosa, CA: Post Carbon Institute, 2013.


--------. The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2011.


Heinberg, Richard and Daniel Lerch, eds. The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century’s Sustainability Crisis. Healdsburg, CA: Watershed Media, 2010.


Hoogstraten, Hans Dirk. Deep Economy: Caring for Ecology, Humanity, and Religion. James Clarke Company, 2002.


Hopkins, Rob. The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008.


Hussen, Ahmed. Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability: An Integrated Economic and Ecological Approach. New York: Routledge, 2012.


Ikerd, John E. Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.


Illich, Ivan. Beyond Economics and Ecology: The Radical Thought of Ivan Illich. Sanjay Samuel, ed. London and New York: Marion Boyers Publishers, 2013.


Jackson, Tim. Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet. New York: Routledge, 2011.


Kibert, Charles, ed. Reshaping the Built Environment: Ecology, Ethics, and Economics. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1999.


Klein, Naomi. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014.


Knight, Richard L., Wendell C. Gilgert, and Ed Marston, eds. Ranching West of the 100th Meridian: Culture, Ecology, and Economics. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2002.


Korten, David. Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.


--------. The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. Bloomfield, CT and San Francisco, CA: Kumarian Press and Berret-Koehler Publishers, 2006.


--------. The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism. West Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press, 1999.


--------. When Corporations Rule the World. Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press, 1995.


Kovel, Joel. The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? New York: Zed Books, 2002.


Krishnan, Rajaram, Jonathan Harris, and Neva R. Goodwin, eds. A Survey of Ecological Economics. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1995.


Krueger, Rob J. and David Gibbs, eds. The Sustainable Development Paradox: Urban Political Economy in the United States and Europe. Guilford Press, 2007.


Kumar, Pushpam, ed. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecological and Economic Foundations. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Kutting, Gabriela. Globalization and the Environment: Greening Global Political Economy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.


Lawn, Philip A. Frontier Issues in Ecological Economics. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007.

--------. Toward Sustainable Development: An Ecological Economics Approach. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 2000.


Lawn, Philip, ed. Sustainable Development Indicators in Ecological Economics. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006.


Lewis, Michael and Patrick Conaty. The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2012.


Linebaugh, Peter. Stop, Thief!: The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance. Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2014.


--------. The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2008.


Magdoff, Fred and John Bellamy Foster. What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2011.


Mander, Jerry. The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2013.


Marechal, Kevin, ed. The Economics of Climate Change and the Climate Change of Economics. New York: Routledge, 2014.


Martenson, Chris. The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy, and Environment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.

Martinez-Alier, Joan. The Environmentalism of the Poor: A Study of Ecological Conflicts and Valuation. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2002.


Martinez-Alier, Juan, with Klaus Schlüpmann. Ecological Economics: Energy, Environment, and Society. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987.


McKibben, Bill. Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2011.


--------. Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. Oxford, England: Oneworld Publications, 2008.


Meeker-Lowry, Susan. Economics as if the Earth Really Mattered: A Catalyst Guide to Socially Conscious Investing. Philadelphia, Pa.: New Society Publishers, 1988.


Menzies, Heather. Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2014.


Nadeau, Robert L. The Environmental Endgame: Mainstream Economics, Ecological Disaster, and Human Survival. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Rutgers University Press, 2006.


Nikiforuk, Andrew. The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books, 2012.


Ninan, K.N. ed. Conserving and Valuing Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity: Economic, Institutional and Social Challenges. New York: Routledge, 2010.


Norgaard, Richard B. “Ecological Economics.” Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change. Ed. Ted S. Munn. London: John Wiley and Sons, 2001.


--------. Development Betrayed: The End of Progress and a Coevolutionary Revisioning of the Future. London: Routledge, 1994.

Nunes, Paulo A.L.D., Pushpam Kumar and Tom Dedeurwaerdere.  Handbook on the Economics of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014.


Nunes, Paulo A. L. D., Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh, and Peter Nijkamp. The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity: Methods and Policy Applications. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.


O’Connor, Martin, ed. Is Capitalism Sustainable? Political Economy and the Politics of Ecology. New York: Guilford Press, 1994.


Opdebeeck, Hendrik, ed. Responsible Economics: E.F. Schumacher and His Legacy for the 21st Century. New York: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, 2013.


Owen, David. The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse. New York: Riverhead Trade, 2012.


Parr, Adrian. Hijacking Sustainability. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012.


--------. The Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.

Pearce, David. Economics and Environment: Essays on Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2000.


Peet, John. Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1992.


Prugh, Thomas, Robert Costanza, and Herman Daly. The Local Politics of Global Sustainability. Washington D. C.: Island Press, 2000.


Prugh, Thomas and Robert Costanza, et al. Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival. 2nd ed. Boca Ratan, FL: Lewis Publishers, 1999.


Reisch, Lucia A. and Inge Ropke, eds. The Ecological Economics of Consumption. Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005.


Richardson, Robert B, ed. Building a Green Economy: Perspectives from Ecological Economics. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2013.


Rowe, Jonathan. Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy that Makes Everything Else Work. Edited by Peter Barnes. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2013.


Roy, Arundhati. Capitalism: A Ghost Story. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books, 2014.


--------. The Cost of Living. New York: Modern Library, 1999.


Scharmer, Otto and Katrin Kaufer. Leading From the Emerging Future: From Ego-System Economies to Eco-System Economies. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2013.


Schmelev, Stanislav E. Ecological Economics: Sustainability in Practice. Oxford, UK: Springer, 2011.


Schor, Juliet B. True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy. New York: Penguin Books, 2011.

--------. The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don't Need. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999.

--------. The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure. New York: Basic Books, 1991.


Schumacher, E.F. Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. New York: Harper Perennial, 2010.


Simms, Andrew and David Boyle. The New Economics: A Bigger Picture. New York: Routledge, 2009.


Soderbaum, Peter. Understanding Sustainability Economics: Toward Pluralism in Economics. New York: Routledge, 2008.

--------. Ecological Economics: A Political Economics Approach to Environment and Development. London: Earthscan, 2000.


Spash, Clive, L. Greenhouse Economics: Values and Ethics. New York: Routledge, 2002.


Speth, James Gustave. America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012.


--------. The Bridge at the End of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.


--------. Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment, Second Edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005.


Stern, Nicholas. The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007.


Swanson, Timothy M, ed. The Economics and Ecology of Biodiversity Decline: The Forces Driving Global Change. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995.


Tacconi, Luca. Biodiversity and Ecological Economics: Participatory Approaches to Resource Management. London: Earthscan, 2001.


Tasch, Woody. Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2010.


Thompson, Victor D. and James C. Waggoner Jr., eds. The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013.


Tisdell, Clement A. Ecological and Environmental Economics: Selected Issues and Policy Responses. Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.


Wackernagel, Mathis and William E. Rees. Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1996. 


Wall, Derek. The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom: Commons, Contestation, and Craft. New York: Routledge, 2014.


Walljasper, Jay. All That We Share: How to Save the Economy, The Environment, the Internet, Democracy, Our Communities and Everything Else that Belongs to All of Us. New York: New Press, 2010.


Weston, Burns H. and David Bollier. Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.


White, Curtis. Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money, and the Crisis of Nature. Sausalito, CAC: PoliPoint Press, LLC, 2009.


Williams, Robert B. Greening the Economy: Integrating Economics and Ecology to Make Effective Change. New York: Routledge, 2013.


World Bank. Responsible Growth for the New Millenium: Integrating Society, Ecology, and the Economy. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2004.


The Worldwatch Institute. State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2014.


--------. State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2013.


Zweig, Michael, ed. Religion and Economic Justice. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1991.