Resilience and sustainable development

@article{Perrings2006ResilienceAS,
  title={Resilience and sustainable development},
  author={Charles Perrings},
  journal={Environment and Development Economics},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={417 - 427}
}
  • C. Perrings
  • Published 13 July 2006
  • Economics
  • Environment and Development Economics
This special issue results from a call for papers to address the connection between resilience and sustainability, and stems from the fact that the ecological concept of resilience has been exercising an increasing influence on the economics of development. Resilience is interpreted in two different ways by ecologists: one capturing the speed of return to equilibrium following perturbation (Pimm, 1984), the other capturing the size of a disturbance needed to dislodge a system from its stability… 

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