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Title:
Common wealth : economics for a crowded planet
Author:
Sachs, Jeffrey.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Group USA [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xiii, 386 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm
Summary:
Assessment of the environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and extreme poverty that threaten global peace and prosperity, with practical solutions based on a new economic paradigm for our crowded planet.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / New economics for the twenty-first century -- Common challenges, common wealth -- Our crowded planet -- Environmental sustainability -- anthropocene -- Global solutions to climate change -- Securing our water needs -- home for all species -- demographic challenge -- Global population dynamics -- Completing the demographic transition -- Prosperity for all -- strategy of economic development -- Ending poverty traps -- Economic security in a changing world -- Global problem solving -- Rethinking foreign policy -- Achieving global goals -- power of one -- Acknowledgments -- List of acronyms -- Notes -- References -- Index.
ISBN:
9780143114871
Format :
Book