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Papers Due: Economics and the environment since the 1950s
Friday, October 12, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Category: Call for Papers

Economics and the environment since the 1950s – History, methodology and philosophy International workshop – 2019, March Organized by the journal Cahiers d’économie politique / Papers in political economy And the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne Call for papers Environmental concerns emerged in economics during the 1950s. Some economists had focused on these issues before, but it is not until then that the environment really became an autonomous subject of economic study. During this period of strong demographic and economic growth in industrialized countries, this progressive recognition of environmental issues by economists was caused by natural resources depletion, ecosystems degradation, and pollution or harmful effects such as the first smog in London and Los Angeles or the chemical contamination of the Minamata Bay.

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