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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

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.

Ed Barbier honored as new AERE Fellow

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Development In Crisis: Changing the Rules In a Global World

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

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