MEET THE STEERING COMMITTEE

 
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EBAN GOODSTEIN

Founded and directs two graduate programs in sustainability at Bard College as well as the C2C Fellows sustainability leadership program. He spearheaded both the Race to Stop Global Warming and Focus the Nation, and created the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions. His focus: the clean energy movement and global climate change. Author: Economics and the Environment, and The Trade-off Myth, Fact and Fiction about Jobs and the Environment.

 

ROBIN HAHNEL

Professor Emeritus from American University and Research Affiliate at Portland State University. He has published thirteen books translated into five foreign languages, over a dozen chapters in edited volumes, and more than seventy articles on subjects ranging from economic justice and democracy to environmental sustainability. He is best known for his work on ways to make economic decision making more participatory.

 
 
 
 
 

THOMAS POWER

Research Professor and Professor Emeritus at University of Montana, where he was the Chairman of the Economics Department. His focus: natural resource and regional economics. He has authored six books, a dozen and a half book chapters, and numerous articles and reports. He has regularly testified before state and federal regulatory agencies.

 

JULIET SCHOR

Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Her focus: economics of work and family. She has authored Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth; The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure; and The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don’t Need, which was turned into a film.

 
 
 
 

KRISTEN SHEERAN

Oregon Director of Climate Solutions and Executive Director and co-founder of E3 Network. Her focus: climate change, environmental policy, political economy, and development. She has authored Saving Kyoto and many published scholarly and popular articles. Former Vice President of Knowledge Systems at Ecotrust.

 
 
 

CONTACT THE FUTURE ECONOMY INITIATIVE

 
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ROBIN HAHNEL

Initiative Director
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Robin is a member of the Future Economy steering committee. See his bio above.

 

NOAH ENELOW

Research Coordinator
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An Economist for Ecotrust’s Knowledge Systems team, Noah focuses his work on the relationship between economic development, ecosystem health, and human well-being. His areas of focus include ecological economics, valuation of ecosystem services, social-ecological resilience, and regional impact analysis.