L4E PROFESSOR- UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
PROFESSOR IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & APPLIED ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Joshua Farley is an ecological economist and Professor in Community Development & Applied Economics and Public Administration. He has previously served as program director at the School for Field Studies, Centre for Rainforest Studies, as Executive Director of the University of Maryland International Institute for Ecological Economics, and as adjunct faculty and licensed examiner at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. He recently returned from a Fulbright fellowship in Brazil, where he served as visiting professor at the Federal Universities of Santa Catarina (UFSC) and Bahia (UFBA).
His research focuses on mechanisms for allocating resources under local control and national sovereignty that generate global public goods, developing transdisciplinary case study approaches to environmental problem solving as an educational tool, ecological restoration of rainforest ecosystems, economic globalization, and the valuation and finance of restoring natural capital.
He is co-author with Herman Daly of Ecological Economics, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed. Island Press (2010).
PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORKS
Cultural evolution, multi-level selection, and institutions for cooperation
Contributors: Joshua Farley, John Gowdy, and Stephen Marshall In: Sustainable Wellbeing futures: a research and action agenda for ecological economics. Edward Elgar Publishing. 2020.
The Economics of Valuing Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity.
Pascual, U. and R. Muradian (coordinating lead authors), L. Brander, E. Gomez-Baggethun, B. Martin-Lopez, and M. Verma (lead authors), P. Armsworth, M. Christie, H. Cornelissen, F. Eppink, J. Farley, J. Loomis, L. Pearson, C. Perrings, S. Polasky (contributing authors)
Adapting Institutions for Life in a Full World
Costanza, R., J. Farley, and I. Kubiszewski (2010). In E. Assadourian (project director), L. Starke, and L. Mastny, editors. 2010 State of the World: Transforming Cultures. New York. Conference Proceedings