Economics of the Anthropocene: An Exploratory Essay
20 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Date Written: August 23, 2017
This essay summarizes some essential aspects of my recent contributions to ecological and evolutionary economics, in a way accessible to a general readership. I concentrate on the relationship between energy and growth, and its grounding in evolutionary and information theory. In the final sections, I discuss policy implications.
Keywords: Anthropocene; Technosphere; Energy and Growth; Maximum Power; Rebound Effects; De-Growth
JEL Classification: B52; O44; Q40; Q75
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