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Week 15 – Degrowth III

w15 learning materials ‘handout’ – Degrowth III: How do we get there?

Main reading

* Cosme, I et al (2017), Assessing the degrowth discourse: A review and analysis of academic degrowth policy proposals, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 149, 15 April, Pages 321-334

Jackson, T (2009), Prosperity without Growth? – The transition to a sustainable economy, Sustainable Development Commission [see 2010 TED talk]

* Kallis, G et al (2012), The economics of degrowth, Ecological Economics, v84 December pp172-180

Mastini, R (2017), Degrowth: the case for a new economic paradigm,, June 8th

O’Neill, D (2012), Measuring progress in the degrowth transition to a steady state economy, Ecological Economics, i84 pp221-231 [see his 2014 TEDx talk]

Raworth, K (2015), Why Degrowth has out-grown its own name, Oxfam Fp2p blog, Dec 1st

Spash, C and Smith, T (2019), Of ecosystems and economies: reconnecting economics with reality, RWER, i87 pp212-226

Trainer, T (2011), The radical implications of a zero growth economyReal World Economics Review, i57 pp71-82


Stratford, B (2020), Green growth vs degrowth: are we missing the point?, OpenDemocracy, Dec 4th