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Author Sachs, Jeffrey
Title Common wealth : economics for a crowded planet / Jeffrey D. Sachs
Imprint New York : Penguin Group USA 2009
book jacket
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  338.9 Sa144 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101360025
Descript xiii, 386 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [346]-369) and index
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
Foreword / Edward O. Wilson -- pt. 1. New economics for the twenty-first century -- 1. Common challenges, common wealth -- 2. Our crowded planet -- pt. 2. Environmental sustainability -- 3. The anthropocene -- 4. Global solutions to climate change -- 5. Securing our water needs -- 6. A home for all species -- pt. 3. The demographic challenge -- 7. Global population dynamics -- 8. Completing the demographic transition -- pt. 4. Prosperity for all -- 9. The strategy of economic development -- 10. Ending poverty traps -- 11. Economic security in a changing world -- pt. 5. Global problem solving -- 12. Rethinking foreign policy -- 13. Achieving global goals -- 14. The power of one -- Acknowledgments -- List of acronyms -- Notes -- References -- Index
EAS: YW
Subject Economic policy
Sustainable development
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