Joshua Farley

Fellow at the Gund Institute for Environment at UVM

Dr. Joshua Farley is an ecological economist, Professor in Community Development & Applied Economics, Fellow at the Gund Institute for Environment at UVM, and Past President of the International Society for Ecological Economics. His broad research interests focus on the design of economic institutions capable of balancing what is biophysically possible with what is socially, psychologically and ethically desirable.  Specific research includes the economics of essential resources; financial and monetary systems for a just and sustainable economy; agroecology and ecosystem services; the Commons; and the evolution of cooperation.    He is co-author with Herman Daly of Ecological Economics, Principles and Applications.