ODID and ECI Astor Visiting Lectureship - Professor Joshua Farley

Professor Joshua Farley, Vermont University

4-8 March 2013

Professor Joshua Farley from Vermont University will be giving a series of lectures, seminars and workshops in Week 8:

Monday 4 March, 4:00-6:00pm, SoGE Auditorium
Lecture: "The Political Economy of Ecosystem Services"

Tuesday 5 March, 2:00-5:00 pm, Beckit Room, SoGE
Hands-on case study based workshop for Masters students: "From Small Family Farms in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest to Global Food and
Ecosystems: How do we Value, Produce and Allocate Essential and Nonsubstitutable resources on a full planet?"
(pre-registration requested, e-mail Thomas.Thornton@ouce.ox.ac.uk)

Wednesday 6 March, 2:00-4:00 pm, Seminar Room B, St Cross Building (Department of Economics)
"Monetary and Fiscal Policy for a Steady State Economy"

Thursday 7 March, 2:15-4:00 pm, ISCA, 61 Banbury Rd
"Does Excessive Quantification Diminish the Social Sciences? The Case of Economics"

Friday 8 March, 2:00-3:30 pm, Seminar Room B, qeh-ODID
Open discussion on the contribution of ecological economics to development studies with ODID researchers and Visiting Professor Pascal van Griethuysen from The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.

Download a programme for this visiting lecturership

Professor Farley is a prominent ecological economist, co-author of one of the most popular textbooks of ecological economics (Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications, Island Press, 2004, 2005, New Ed. 2011). He has authored or co-authored 36 peer-reviewed publications and 23 book chapters, and is currently preparing three books: Restoring Natural Capital: Financing and Valuation; A Festschrift in Honor of Herman Daly; and Beyond Uneconomic Growth: Ecological Economics, and the Future of the Planet. He has contributed to the TEEB Report (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity, 2010), and is one of the authors of the report ‘Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy in Society in Nature’ written for UNDP’s Sustainable Development in the 21st Century project.