Books by Tim Jackson
Books by Tim Jackson

Publications

In addition to his ground-breaking books Material Concerns (1996) and Prosperity Without Growth (2009/2017), Tim has published his research to date in over 400 articles. A list of selected publications can be found below. The full list of publications can be downloaded in pdf (last updated 4 Nov 2018).

2018

Jackson T 2018. How the light gets in—The science behind growth scepticism. Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, Blog, 4 November 2018.

Jackson, T 2018: The Post-Growth Challenge: Secular Stagnation, Inequality and the Limits to GrowthEcological Economics, Vol 156.

Jackson, T 2018: Beyond Redistribution—Confronting inequality in an era of low growth. An Economy That Works Briefing Paper Series, No 2. London: All-Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth, July 2018.

Isham, A, Gatersleben, B and T Jackson 2018. Flow Activities as a Route to Living Well With Less. In: Environment and Behavior.

Jackson, T 2018: L’économie, c’est l’engagement du présent pour l’avenir. In: LaRevueDurable. Numéro 61, été-automne 2018, semestriel, pp 12-18.

Jackson, T 2018: Secular Stagnation’ meets ‘GDP Fetish. Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, Blog, 13 May 2018.

Jackson, T 2018: Understanding the ‘New Normal’—The Challenge of Secular Stagnation. An Economy That Works Briefing Paper Series, No 1. London: All-Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth, July 2018.

Jackson, T 2018: The Post-Growth Challenge: Secular Stagnation, Inequality and the Limits to Growth. CUSP Working Paper No 12. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Jackson, T and P Victor 2018: Confronting inequality in a post-growth world – basic income, factor substitution and the future of work. CUSP Working Paper No 11. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Jackson, T 2018: Shooting the Bridge – Liminality and the End of Capitalism. In Davies, W (Ed). Economic Science Fictions. London, Goldsmiths Press.

Jackson, T 2018: Everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile. Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, Blog, 18 March 2018.

Jackson, T and Smith, C 2018. Towards Sustainable Lifestyles. Understanding the Policy Challenge. Chapter 16 in Lewis, A (Ed). The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.  Pp. 481-515.

Mair, S, Druckman, A and T Jackson 2018: The Future Of Work — Lessons from the History of Utopian Thought. CUSP Working Paper No 13. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Molho, N and T Jackson 2018. Which financial architecture can protect environmental commons? Responsabilité & Environnement, N° 92. October 2018.

Rye, C and Jackson T. A review of EROEI-dynamics energy-transition models. In: Energy Policy, Vol 22, 2018.

2017

Jackson, T 2017. The future of jobs: is decent work for all a pipe dream?. The Guardian, 15 August 2017.

Jackson, T 2017. An Economy That Works. In: Resurgence & Ecologist, No 302 May/June 2017.

Jackson, T 2017. When all parties want ‘an economy that works’, you know neoliberalism is kaputt. The Guardian, 31 May 2017.

Jackson, T 2017. Towards an Economy That Works. DiEM25 Working Paper. Paris: DiEM25.

Jackson, T 2017. Prosperity Without Growth – Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow. London: Routledge.

Jackson, T 2017. Ins Morgen investieren. In: Geht doch! Geschichten, die zum Wandel anstiften. München: Oekom.

2016

Jackson, T 2016. Growing Pains. In: RSA, 21st Century Enlightenment, Vol 3 pp. 25-29.

Jackson, T 2016. Beyond consumer capitalism – foundations for a sustainable prosperity. CUSP Working Paper No 2. Guildford: University of Surrey

Jackson, T and R Webster 2016. Limits revisited – a review of the limits to growth debate. APPG on Limits to Growth, April 2016.

Jackson, T, Victor, P and A Asjad Naqvi 2016. Towards a Stock – Flow Consistent Ecological Macroeconomics. WWW for Europe: Work Package  205, Milestone 40 “Report on model results including additional policies to  counter averse effects”. Working Paper no  114.

Jackson, T and P Victor 2016. Does slow growth lead to rising inequality? Some theoretical reflections and numerical simulations. Ecological Economics, Vol 121, pp. 206–219.

2015

Jackson, T and P Victor 2015. Does credit create a growth imperative? A quasi-steady state economy with interest-bearing debt. Ecological Economics, Vol 120, pp. 32–48.

Armstrong, A and T Jackson 2015. The Mindful Consumer. Mindfulness training and the escape from consumerism. Friends of the Earth, Big Ideas.

Jackson T and P Victor 2015. Does slow growth lead to rising inequality? – A stock-flow consistent exploration of the ‘Piketty hypothesis’. PASSAGE Working Paper 15/03. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Jackson, T, Victor, P and A Asjad Naqvi. Towards a Stock-Flow Consistent Ecological Macroeconomics. PASSAGE Working Paper 15/02. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Jackson, T and P Victor 2015. Credit creation and the ‘growth imperative’ – a quasi- stationary economy with debt-based money. PASSAGE Working Paper 15/01. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Jackson T 2015. If the rich world aimed for minimal growth, would it be a disaster or a blessing? The Economist, 01 August 2015.

Jackson T 2015. Growth is not the answer to inequality. The Guardian Blog, 13 March 2015.

Jackson T 2015. New Economy. In: Degrowth. A Vocabulary for a New Era. D’Alisa, F, Demaria, F and Kallis G (Eds). Routledge, Oxon. pp. 178-181.

2014

Jackson T 2014. The dilemma of growth: prosperity v economic expansion. The Guardian ‘Rethinking Prosperity’ Blog, 22 September 2014.

Jackson T and P Victor 2014. Does slow growth increase inequality? – A stock-flow consistent exploration of the ‘Piketty hypothesis’. PASSAGE Working Paper 14/02.

2013

Jackson T and P Victor 2013. Green economy at a community scale. Metcalf Foundation: Toronto | November 2013.

Jackson, T 2013. The Altruist Within. In: Sofia #109, pp. 4 – 9. Dinah Livingstone (Ed). ISSN: 1749-9062 | September 2013.

Jackson, T 2013. Angst essen Seele auf – Escaping the ‘iron cage’ of consumerism. In: Wuppertal Spezial (Vol 48), Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.

Jackson, T 2013. The trouble with productivity. In: Coote, A & J Franklin (Ed.). Time on our side: why we all need a shorter working week. New Economics Foundation: London (p.25-31)

Jackson, T 2013. Opinion – Moving to a Green Economy. In: Nick Stevens (Ed). Britain in 2014. Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Immediate Media Co. pp. 24-25.

Jackson, T and P Victor 2013. Developing an Ecological Macroeconomics. Centre for International Governance Innovation | cigionline.org, 11 September 2013.

Costanza R, Alperovitz G, Daly H, Farley J, Franco C, Jackson T, Kubiszewski I, Schor J, Victor P. 2013: Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy –in-Society- in-Nature. ANUE Press, Caberra, Australia.

Druckman A, Buck I, Hayward B and Jackson T. 2013: Time, gender and carbon: how British adults use their leisure time. In: Coote, A & J Franklin (Ed.). Time on our side: why we all need a shorter working week. New Economics Foundation: London (pp.101 – 112).

Older

Jackson, T 2012. Let’s be less productive. In: The New York Times, 27 May 2012, p SR4

Jackson, T and P Victor 2011. Productivity and Work in the New Economy – Some Theoretical Reflections and Empirical Tests, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Vol.1, No.1, 101-108.

Jackson, T 2011. Confronting consumption: challenges for economics and for policy. In S Dietz, J Michie and C Oughton (Eds) The Political Economy of the Environment: an Interdisciplinary approach 189-212. Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

Jackson, T 2011. Societal transformations for a sustainable economy. Natural Resources Forum 35: 155-164.

Jackson, T 2009. Prosperity without Growth – Economics for a Finite Planet. London: Earthscan.

Jackson, T 2005. PDFMotivating Sustainable Consumption: a review of evidence on consumer behaviour and behavioural change. London: Policy Studies Institute

Jackson, T 1996. Material Concerns – pollution profit and quality of life, Routledge, London.

Further reading

The full list of publications can be downloaded in pdf (last updated 4 Nov 2018).