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Economics and Finance

College of Business

Edward B. Barbier
Chair; John S. Bugas Professor of Economics

PhD, Birkbeck College University of London
MSc, The London School of Economics & Political Science
BA, Yale University

Curriculum vitae and more

Research Interests: ENR, Development Economics, International Economics, Economics & Ecology

Teaching: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and Development Economics

Select Publications:

Barbier, Edward B. and Jacob P. Hochard. (2016). “Does land degradation increase poverty in developing countries?” PL0S ONE 11(5): e0152973. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152973 http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0152973

Barbier, Edward B. (2016). “The Protective Value of Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystem Services in a Wealth Accounting Framework.” Environmental and Resource Economics 64:37-58.

Barbier, Edward B. (2015). Nature and Wealth: Overcoming Environmental Scarcity and Inequality. Palgrave MacMillan, London and New York, 262 pp.

Barbier, Edward B. (2015). “Hurricane Katrina’s lessons for the world.” Nature 524:285-287

Barbier, Edward B. (2014) “A global strategy for protecting vulnerable coastal populations.” Science 345: 1250-1251.

Barbier, Edward B. (2014) “Account for depreciation of natural capital.” Nature 515: 32-33.

Barbier, Edward B., David Moreno-Mateos, Alex D. Rogers, James Aronson, Linwood Pendleton, Roberto Danovaro, Lea-Anne Henry, Telmo Morato, Jeff Ardron, and Cindy L. Van Dover (2014) “Protect the deep sea." Nature 505: 475-477.

Barbier, Edward B. and Anil Markandya. (2012) A New Blueprint for a Green Economy. Routledge/Taylor & Francis, London, 200 pp.

Barbier, Edward B. (2011) Capitalizing on Nature: Ecosystems as Natural Assets. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 321 pp.

Barbier, Edward B. (2011) Scarcity and Frontiers: How Economies Have Developed Through Natural Resource Exploitation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 748 pp.

Books:

Barbier, E.B. 2015. Nature and Wealth: Overcoming Environmental Scarcity and Inequality. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 262 pp.

Refereed Chapters in Books:

Barbier, E.B. “The Economics of Wetland Restoration and Creation.” Chapter in D. Moreno-Mateos, ed. Encyclopedia of Wetlands: Wetland Methodology, Vol. 3. Springer, Germany, in press.

Barbier, E.B. and J.P. Hochard. “Development, Ecology and the Environment.” Chapter 33 in J. Ghosh, R. Kattel and R. Reinert (eds.). Elgar Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, in press.

Barbier, E.B. and J.C. Burgess. 2015. “Sustainable Development: An Economic Perspective.”  International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, (Editor-in-Chief James D.Wright) Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 823–827.

Barbier, E.B. 2015. “Valuing Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystems for Storm Protection.” Chapter 17 in M. Ruth, ed. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Environmental Studies. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 396-406.

Barbier, E.B. 2015. “Scarcity, frontiers and the resource curse: a historical perspective.” Chapter 3 in M. Badia-Miró, V. Pinilla and H. Willebald (eds.). Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Learning from history. Routledge, Oxford and New York, pp. 54-76.

Barbier, E.B. 2015. “Water and Growth in Developing Countries.” Chapter 25 in A, Dinar and K. Schwabe (eds.), Handbook of Water Economics, Edward Edgar Cheltenham, U.K., pp. 500-512.

Barbier, E.B. 2015. "Ecosystem Services." Chapter 12 in R. Halvorsen and D. Layton (eds.). Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 330-357.

Barbier, E.B. and A. Bhaduri. 2015. "Transboundary Water Resources." Chapter 18 in R. Halvorsen and D. Layton (eds.). Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 502-528.

Bulte, E.H. and E.B. Barbier. 2014 “Trade and Renewable Resources in a Second Best World: An Overview.” Reprinted article appearing as Chapter 17 in B. Copeland (ed.). Recent Developments in Trade and the Environment.  Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

Barbier, E.B. 2014. "Challenges to Ecosystem Service Valuation and Wealth Accounting". Chapter 7 in United Nations University (UNU)-International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP) on Global Environmental Change and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 2014. Inclusive Wealth Report 2014. Measuring progress toward sustainability. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 159-177.

Barbier, E.B. 2014. "Ecosystems as Assets." Chapter 5 in G. Atkinson, S. Dietz, E. Neumayer and M. Agarwala (eds.). Handbook of Sustainable Development, 2nd ed. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 72-90.

Barbier, E.B. 2014. "Land use and sustainable economic development: Developing World. Chapter 6 in J.M. Duke and J. Wu (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Land Economics. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, pp. 139-159.

Barbier, E.B. 2014. “The Protective Value of Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystem Services.” Chapter 2 in P. Nunes, P. Kumar and T. Dedeurwaerdere (eds.). Handbook on the Economics of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 27-39.

Barbier, E.B. 2014. "Natural Capital." Chapter 8 in D. Helm and C. Hepburn (eds.). Nature in the Balance: The Economics of Biodiversity. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, pp. 153-176.

Barbier, E.B., H.M. Leslie and F. Micheli. 2014. “Services of Marine Ecosystems: A Quantitative Perspective.” Chapter 18 in M.D. Bertness, J.F. Bruno, B.R. Silliman and J.J. Stachowicz (eds.). Marine Community Ecology and Conservation.  Sinauer Associates, Inc. Sunderland, MA, pp. 403-425.

Ed Barbier honored as new AERE Fellow

Development In Crisis: Changing the Rules In a Global World

Ed Barbier leads panel discussion
Professor Ed Barbier gives a plenary address and leads a panel discussion

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