Emerging Science

Ecological Economics

Special | 26m 41s

With the recent failings of our financial system, new economic models need to be considered. Bob Costanza and Jon Erickson from the University of Vermont?s Gund Institute explain the concepts of ecological economics. This is a different framework to answer the age-old economic question: how do we allocate scarce resources to create alternative desirable ends?

Aired: 02/08/10

Rating: NR

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