Joseph Vogel

Joseph Vogel nsIn hmolscience, Joseph Vogel (c.1960-) is an American-born Puerto Rican chemist turned economist noted, in human thermodynamics, for his 1987 to present efforts to meld thermodynamics logic into economics.

Overview
In 1987, Vogel completed his PhD with a dissertation on “The Economic Implications of Sociobiology and Evolution from and Economic Viewpoint: Another Look at Entropy”, and in 2009 published the book The Economics of the Yasuní Initiative: Climate Change as if Thermodynamics Mattered. [1]

Education
Vogel completed his BA in chemistry and Spanish in 1977 at Durham, North Carolina; his MBA in 1978 at the American Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, Arizona; was a visiting doctoral student at Harvard University, working under evolutionary biologist Edwin Wilson, from 1984 to 1986; and completed his completed his PhD in economics and biosocial anthropology in 1987 at Rutgers University. Since 2003, Vogel has been an economics professor at the University of Puerto Rico.

References
1. (a) Vogel, Joseph H. (1987). “The Economic Implications of Sociobiology and Evolution from and Economic Viewpoint: Another Look at Entropy”, PhD thesis/dissertation. Rutgers University.
(b) Vogel, Joseph H. (2009). The Economics of the Yasuní Initiative: Climate Change as if Thermodynamics Mattered. Anthem Press.

External links
‚óŹ Economics – JosephHenryVogel.com.

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