Boston College Professor of Sociology and best-selling author Juliet Schor has been selected as the winner of the 2011 Herman Daly Award from the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, in recognition of her research on work, leisure, and consumption.
The Herman Daly Award recognizes individuals who have connected ecological economic principles to practical applications and implementation of solutions that are sustainable in scale, equitable in distribution and efficient in allocation. The award’s namesake is an award-winning professor and one of the founders of the field of ecological economics.
According to the USSEE, Schor’s research complements the tenets of ecological economics and inspires its practitioners by challenging long-held assumptions and raising thought-provoking questions that are consistent with the aims of ecological economists.
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