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Economics and Finance|College of Business

Edward B. Barbier
John S. Bugas Professor of Economics

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

Curricula Vitae

Research Interests: Natural Resources and Economic Development, Trade and Natural Resources Economics, and Ecology

Teaching: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and Development Economics


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

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

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

Barbier, E.B. 2012. “The Green Economy Post Rio+20.” Science 338:887-888.

Barbier, E. B. 2012. “Tax ‘societal ills’ to save the planet.” Nature 483:30.

Barbier, E.B.  2013. “Wealth Accounting, Ecological Capital and Ecosystem Services.” Environment and Development Economics 18:133-161.

Please click here to view a list of Professor Barbier's publications with graduate students since 2008.

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Development In Crisis: Changing the Rules In a Global World

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

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