Economics, Entropy and the Environment: The Extraordinary Economics of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen

Economics, Entropy and the Environment: The Extraordinary Economics of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen

by T. Randolph Beard, Gabriel A. Lozada
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840641223

ISBN-13: 9781840641226

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

This book provides a critical review of the work of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen in conventional economics, environmental economics and methodology. Particular attention is paid to the role of thermodynamics in Georgescu-Roegen's economics.  See more details below

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This book provides a critical review of the work of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen in conventional economics, environmental economics and methodology. Particular attention is paid to the role of thermodynamics in Georgescu-Roegen's economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840641226
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the authors
Acknowledgements
Foreword
1Introduction1
2Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen: a scholarly refugee9
3Georgescu-Roegen's epistemology and economic methodology20
4Georgescu-Roegen and "normal science"45
5An economist's primer on thermodynamics83
6Thermodynamics and Georgescu-Roegen's economics99
7Bioeconomics120
8Conclusion133
Selected bibliography of Georgescu-Roegen141
References147
Index153

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