Welcome to the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)!

ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

ESEE provides a forum so that we might all better understand these issues. Add your voice to the discussion by becoming a member.

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Recent Posts


Junior Researcher – University of Lodz

University of Lodz (Faculty of Economics and Sociology) is recruiting a full time Junior Researcher (Research Fellow) to work on the new EU FP7-funded project Green Infrastructure and Urban Biodiversity for Sustainable Urban Development and the Green Economy (GREEN SURGE). The successful candidate will work on valuing urban green infrastructure and ecosystem services with the use of monetary and non-monetary approaches.

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ESEE ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS TRAINING INSTITUTES

Following history of past educational events (THEMES 2006-2009, Thor Heyerdahl Summer School in Environmental Governance 2011, 2012, Central European School on Multiple methods in the Governance of the Commons (2009-2013) ESEE board is pleased to announce call for series of transdisciplinary and collaborative training institutes on Ecological Economics aimed at early career researchers, practitioners and decision-makers in Europe. Events can be focused on any of the diverse range of topics associated with ecological economics, but will share a common participatory approach and structure. Local organisers can (annually) bid for up to 2000 euros for events that meet a number of criteria.

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Fourth International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity

The Fourth International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity will take place in the German city of Leipzig from September 2-6, 2014.

The 2014 conference will give room for scientific debates, exchange between activists and economic/cultural pioneers and also artistic approaches to the subject. It is part of an international cycle of events: so far, there have been conferences on degrowth in Paris 2008, in Barcelona 2010 and in Venice and Montreal 2012.

More information on http://leipzig.degrowth.org/en/