This inaugural issue of a new Annals series contains reviews on topics that are at the crossroads of ecology and economics. Browse through papers by leading international experts in the science of sustainability.
Questions about the issue may be submitted to either Douglas Braaten, Director and Executive Editor of the Annals, or Ida Kubiszewski (firstname.lastname@example.org), volume managing editor
Published in collaboration with
Editorial Advisory Board
Bernardo Aguilar, Paula Antunes, Ruchi Badola, Cutler Cleveland, Lisa Deutsch, Jon Erickson, Stephen Farber, Joshua Farley, Carl Folke, John Gowdy, Charles Hall, Richard Howarth, Sabine O'Hara, David Orr, Charles Perrings, Eva Roth, and Peter Victor
Ecological Economics Reviews: An introduction to the inaugural volume.
Robert Costanza and Karin Limburg
Part I. Fundamentals
The science of ecological economics: a content analysis of ecological economics, 1989–2004.
Valerie A. Luzadis, Leandro Castello, Jaewon Choi, Eric Greenfield, Sung-kyun Kim, John Munsell, Erik Nordman, Carol Franco, and Flavien Olowabi
Connecting Thermodynamics and Economics: well lit roads and burned bridges.
Mark David Glucina and Kozo Mayumi
Part II. Approaches
The role of input-output analysis of energy and ecologic systems in the early development of ecological economics—a personal perspective.
Agent-based modeling in ecological economics.
Scott Heckbert, Tom Baynes, and Andrew Reeson
Valuing ecosystem services: theory, practice, and the need for a trans-disciplinary synthesis.
Shuang Liua, Robert Costanza, Stephen Farber, and Austin Troy
Ecosystem valuation: a sequential decision support system and quality assessment issues.
R. Kerry Turner, Sian Morse-Jones, and Brendan Fisher
Year in Review—EROI or Energy Return on (Energy) Invested.
David J. Murphy and Charles A. S. Hall
Part III. Case studies
Biofuels and sustainability.
Barry D. Solomon
Re-assessing the forest impacts of protection: the challenge of non-random location and a corrective method.
Lucas Joppa and Alexander Pfaff
Economic valuation of climate change adaptation in developing countries.
Part III. Equitability and governance
Commoditization and Oppression: a systems approach to understanding the economic dynamics of modes of oppression.
Jack P. Manno
Democratizing economics: Pluralism as a path toward sustainability.
Peter Söderbaum and Judy Brown
Public sector administration of ecological economics systems using mediated modeling.
Marjan van den Belt, Jennifer R. Kenyan, Elizabeth Krueger, Alison Maynard, Matthew Galen Roy, and Ian Raphael
Part IV. Emerging perspectives
Pro-environmental behavior: rational choice meets moral motivation.
Rama Mohana R. Turaga, Richard B. Howarth, and Mark E. Borsuk
The road to sustainability must bridge three great divides.
James Aronson, James N. Blignaut, Rudolf de Groot, Andre Clewell, Porter P. Lowry II, Paddy Woodworth, Richard M. Cowling, Daniel Renison, Joshua Farley, Christelle Fontaine, David Tongway, Samuel Levy, Suzanne J. Milton, Orlando Rangel, Bev Debrincat, and Chris Birkinshaw
Ecological economics and economic growth.
Peter A. Victor