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Senior Lecturer, Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University

Peter Daniels is Senior Lecturer and ecological economist at the School of Environment at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. His research interests include sustainable consumption, well-being, and techniques for measuring and reducing the impact of humans on the natural environment (for example, environmental input-outputs, eco-footprint, material flow and life cycle analyses). As an ecological economist, this research emphasises on the biophysical consequences of economic activities and systems for environmental, economic and social sustainability. Peter is also active in theory and research on the relationship between values and world views (especially Buddhism), economic systems, and the environment. He is the book review editor of the International Journal of Social Economics and a reviewer for many other journals including Ecological Economics and the Journal of Industrial Ecology.


  • 1990–present
    Senior Lecturer, School of Environment, Griffith University


  • 1994 
    University of QLD, Brisbane, Australia, PhD (Economics)
  • 1985 
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, MA (Human geography)

Research Areas

  • Ecological Economics (149902)
  • Environment And Resource Economics (140205)