Futurepod interview about my life and work. 8 May 2022. Podcast.
*Eckersley, R. 2022. America’s deepest and most dangerous divide isn’t between Democrats and Republicans. Salon, 16 January 2022 (This is the published version of the preprints available below). Paper.
*Eckersley, R. 2021. The deepening divide between America’s people and its mainstream politics and media. December (preprint). This is a revised version of the paper below. Paper.
*Eckersley, R. 2021. The chasm between America’s people and its mainstream politics and media: Was Trump a missed opportunity? October (preprint). Paper.
*Eckersley, R., Randle, M. 2020. Public perceptions of future threats to humanity: why they matter. In R. Slaughter, A. Hines (eds). The knowledge base of future studies. Association of Professional Futurists and Foresight International. Chapter.
*Eckersley, R. 2019. Closing the gap between the science and politics of progress: Science’s greatest challenge. Social Indicators Research, vol. 141, pp. 919-929. Paper.
*Randle, M., Eckersley, R., Miller L. 2017. Societal and personal concerns, their associations with stress, and the implications for progress and the future. Futures, vol. 93, pp.68-79. Paper.
*Eckersley, R. M. 2016. Is the West Really the Best? Modernisation and the Psychosocial Dynamics of Human Progress and Development. Oxford Development Studies, vol.44, no. 3, pp.349-365. Paper.
*Randle, M., Eckersley, R. 2015. Public perceptions of future threats to humanity and different societal responses: A cross-national study. Futures, vol. 72, pp. 4-16. Full paper.
Eckersley, R. 2015. Measuring the public interest. In B Douglas, J Wodak (eds.) Who speaks for and protects the public interest in Australia? Canberra: Australia21, pp.18-19. Article.
Eckersley, R. 2014. Subjective well-being and the mismeasure of progress. In A Podger and D Trewin (eds). Measuring and Promoting Well-Being: How Important is Economic Growth? Essays in honour of Ian Castles AO and a selection of Castles’ papers. Canberra: ANU ePress and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Paper.
*Eckersley, R. 2014. Psychosocial dynamics model of progress. Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-being Research. Dordecht: Springer Netherlands. Paper.
Eckersley, R. 2013. Repairing and preparing Australia’s landscapes for global change: Why we must do much more. Canberra: Australia21 Ltd. Report.
Eckersley, R. 2013. Backs to the future: The psychosocial dynamics of the global emergency. In B. Douglas (Ed), Placing global change on the Australian election agenda: Essays on vital issues that are being ignored. June, 2013. Canberra: Australia21, pp. 20-22. Article.
Eckersley, R. 2013. Subjective wellbeing: Telling only half the story. A commentary on Diener et al. (2012). Theory and validity of life satisfaction scales. Social Indicators Research. Published Online First, 3 April 2013. Full paper.
Eckersley, R. 2009. Is the West really the best? Measuring the progress of societies, issue 5, May 2, pp. 9-11, OECD, Paris. Article.
*Eckersley R. 2009. Population measures of subjective wellbeing: How useful are they? Social Indicators Research, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 1-12. Full paper.
Eckersley R. 2008. Wretched or contented? The politics of past life. Journal of Futures Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 87-92. Full paper.
Eckersley R. 2007. What’s wrong with the official future? In Hassan G (Ed). After Blair: Politics After the New Labour Decade. Lawrence and Wishart in conjunction with Compass, London, pp.172-84. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 2006. Progress, sustainability and human wellbeing: Is a new worldview emerging? International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, vol. 1, no.4, pp. 306-317. Full paper.
Eckersley R. 2005. The quality of life. In Saunders P, Walter J (Eds). Ideas and Influence: Social Science and Public Policy in Australia. UNSW Press, Sydney, pp. 198-218. Full paper.
*Cummins RA, Eckersley R, Pallant J, Van Vugt J, Misajon R. 2003, Developing a national index of subjective wellbeing: The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. Social Indicators Research, vol. 64, pp. 159-190. Full paper.
Eckersley R. 2002. Bjorn Lomborg’s The Skeptical Environmentalist: a sociocultural perspective (commentary). Global Change and Human Health, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 55-57. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 2001. Postmodern science: The decline or liberation of science? In Stocklmayer S, Gore M, Bryant C (Eds). Science Communication in Theory and Practice. Kluwer, Dordrecht, pp. 83-94. Full paper.
Eckersley R. 2001, Economic progress, social disquiet: the modern paradox. Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 89-97. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 2000. The mixed blessings of material progress: Diminishing returns in the pursuit of happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 267-292. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 2000. The state and fate of nations: Implications of subjective measures of personal and social quality of life. Social Indicators Research, vol. 52, pp. 3-27. Full paper.
*Eckersley, R. 1999. Quality of life in Australia: An analysis of public perceptions. Discussion paper no. 23, September. The Australia Institute, Canberra. Full paper.
Eckersley R. 1999. Reply to: Saunders P, In defence of progress: A response to Richard Eckersley. Family Matters no. 52, Autumn, pp. 42-46. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 1998. Redefining progress: Shaping the future to human needs. Family Matters, no. 51, Spring/Summer, pp. 6-12. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 1998. Perspectives on progress: Economic growth, quality of life and ecological sustainability. In Eckersley R (Ed). Measuring Progress: Is Life Getting Better? CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, pp. 3-34. Full paper. Full paper.
*Eckersley R. 1989. Regreening Australia – the environmental, economic and social benefits of reforestation. Occasional paper no. 3, CSIRO, Canberra. Full report.
*Eckersley R. 1987. Australian attitudes to science and technology and the future. Australian Commission for the Future, Melbourne. Full report.