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Researcher: Higgs, K (Dr Kerryn Higgs)

Fields of Research

Environment and resource economics
Social geography
Economic development policy
Ecological economics
Economic history
Other environmental sciences
Environment policy
Applied economics
Wildlife and habitat management
Financial economics
Climate change impacts and adaptation

Research Objectives

Other environmental management
Ecological economics
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Other economic framework
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Economic growth
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Other culture and society
Energy storage, distribution and supply
Expanding knowledge in economics

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Brief History of Economic Growth
Book Review. High and Dry: John Howard, climate change and the selling of Australia's future, by Guy Pearse
Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet; MIT Press
Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet; Springer
Economic growth becomes central to government policy worldwide; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Shaping Public Policy in Australia - Past, Present, Future
Economics and the Laws of Physics
Environmental Health, Planetary Boundaries and Limits to Growth; Encyclopedia of Environmental Health
Growth and development; Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance
Health, Population, Limits and the Decline of Nature; Sage Handbook of Nature
How sustainable are the SDGs?; Ecological Economics: Solutions for the Future
Is the economy part of the planet - or the planet part of the economy?
Kidnapped in Iraq. Book Reviews: Friendly Fire, by G Sgrena and The Jill Caroll Story, by J Carroll with contextual narrative by P Grier
Limits to growth: human economy and planetary boundaries; Journal of Population and Sustainability
Reform of the Financial Sector; Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being: Framing Targets to Maximise Co-Benefits for Forests and People; Sustainable Development Goals: Their Impacts on Forests and People
The Forbidden Question: A History of the Limits to Growth Debate
The Forbidden Question: a History of the Limits to Growth Debate; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2009
The Rhetoric and the Reality; Women's Review of Books
Trade Versus Environment; Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision