Dr. Kenneth N. Townsend


Dr. Ken TownsendElliott Professor of Economics and Business
Morton Hall, 225
(434) 223-6232
ktownsend@hsc.edu

Education

B.A., Louisiana State Universtiy, 1976; M.S., Louisiana State Universtiy, 1978; Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1983.

Committees and Service to the College

Coordinator, Environmental Studies Program
Chair, Environmental Studies Steering Committee
College Safety Committee
Group Leader, Society of 1791 Leadership Program

Consulting Clients

Piedmont Regional Jail
National Beer Wholesalers Association
Teekay Corporation-The Marine Midstream Company

Selected Publications

"Is the Entropy Law Relevant to the Economics of Natural Resource Scarcity?: Comment." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 1992, 23, 96-100.

Valuing the Earth:  Economics, Ecology, Ethics, Herman E. Daly and Kenneth N. Townsend, editors. Cambridge: The MIT University Press. 1993.

"Steady-State Economics and Command Economies."  in A Survey of Ecological Economics (Frontier Issues in Economic Thought), Rajaram Krishnan, Jonathan M. Harris, and Neva R. Goodwin, editors, Washington:  Island Press, 1995.

Valuing the Earth:  Economics, Ecology, Ethics, 2nd edition, (Chinese edition), Herman E. Daly and Kenneth N. Townsend, editors. Cambridge: The MIT University Press. 2001.