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A Brief History of Thrift

Alison Hulme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book surveys ‘thrift’ through its moral, religious, ethical, political, spiritual and philosophical expressions, focussing in on key moments such as the early Puritans and Post-war rationing, ... More


On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

Charles S. Pearson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190223915
eISBN:
9780190223946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223915.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book traces world population growth and (prospective) decline using the lens of economic demography. The starting point is the flawed theory of Malthus in 1798; the end point is unknown, but ... More


Concluding Thoughts

Charles S. Pearson

in On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190223915
eISBN:
9780190223946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223915.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This final chapter looks in retrospect at what we have learned about the fraught relations between economic and demographic variables and the policy issues that arise: social vs private interests in ... More


A Policy Agenda That Can Work

Robert Pollin

in Greening the Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028233
eISBN:
9780262322867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028233.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the need for effective industrial policies to achieve a successful clean energy transition. A variety of specific policy tools will be needed to create large and stable clean ... More


Ecological thrift: frugality, de-growth and Voluntary Simplicity

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Explores ideas of de-growth and post-development and their often ecological underpinnings. Relates such ideas to increasing concerns around the Anthropocene. Ideas around collectivity and reciprocity ... More


Conclusion: Thoreau in the city

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Challenges the conventional view of economic history in which Capitalism is assumed as the backdrop. Argues that thrift as frugality is simply daily reality for the majority of the world’s ... More


Coping Strategies

Charles S. Pearson

in On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190223915
eISBN:
9780190223946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223915.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts with some general comments on population policy: the fiscal-economic distinction, the national security argument regarding population size, life cycle analysis of policy, and the ... More


Ecology and Economy: Partners or Antagonists?

Daniel J. Fiorino

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190605803
eISBN:
9780190860318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605803.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

Ecological policy and politics in the United States and most other countries has turned on the almost inevitable conflicts between ecological and economic goals. US policy recognized this in defining ... More


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