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Governing Boundaries: Exclusion, Essential Resources, and Sustainability

Edella Schlager

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Schlager urges a broader conceptualization of essential resources that focuses not only on demand – access to and the allocation of scarce essential resources -- but also on supply. Potable water ... More


Measuring What Matters

Geoffrey Heal

in Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180849
eISBN:
9780231543286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180849.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Measuring and evaluating economic performance is challenging, and the current standard measure, gross domestic product, fails the challenge. It doesn’t capture many aspects of economic performance ... More


Why Supermarket Organic Matters

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In 2000, a radical shift occurred in the organic food system: the majority of organic food in the United States began to be sold in ordinary supermarkets. This chapter examines how the regulatory ... More


A Sustainable Century?: Genuine Savings in Developing and Developed Countries, 1900–2000

Matthias Blum, Cristián Ducoing, and Eoin McLaughlin

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces the long-run development of genuine savings (GS) during the twentieth century using a panel of developed countries (Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, France, the US, and ... More


Recording Environmental Assets in the National Accounts and the Australian Experience

Carl Obst and Michael Vardon

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Accounting information is a core element of economic decision-making in government and business. It is widely accepted that much economic activity is dependent upon natural capital and natural ... More


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