“Small is Beautiful” – the foundational text of environmental economics?

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One of the earliest books addressing environmental problems in relation to economics is E.F. Schumacher’s “Small is Beautiful”. Does this tome mark the onset of environmental economics? Was Schumacher the first environmental economist? The likely answer to both questions is no, and to see why, one needs to look back at Schumacher the man as […]