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Foundations and bioeconomic issues of sustainability: The contribution of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen

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  • FERRARI Sylvie

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The aim of this paper is to discuss some major issues of Georgescu-Roegen’s work for Economic science with a special emphasis on the connection between the economic process and the entropy law. The flow-found approach is discussed and some possible implementations are proposed to measure the sustainability of the economic process.

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  • FERRARI Sylvie, 2015. "Foundations and bioeconomic issues of sustainability: The contribution of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen," Cahiers du GREThA (2007-2019) 2015-06, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA).
  • Handle: RePEc:grt:wpegrt:2015-06
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    Foundations and bioeconomic issues of sustainability: The contribution of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen;

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    • B31 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Individuals
    • B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
    • Q57 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Ecological Economics

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