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Common Wealth Economics for a Crowded Planet

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ISBN-10: 1594201277

ISBN-13: 9781594201271

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jeffrey D. Sachs

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From one of the world's greatest economic minds, author of The New York Timesbestseller The End of Poverty, a clear and vivid map of the road to sustainable and equitable global prosperity and an augury of the global economic collapse that lies ahead if we don't follow it The global economic system now faces a sustainability crisis, Jeffrey Sachs argues, one that will overturn many of our basic assumptions about economic life. The changes will be deeper than a rebalancing of economics and politics among different parts of the world; the very idea of competing nation-states scrambling for power, resources, and markets will in some crucial respects become pass. The only question is how bad…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 3/18/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Foreword
New Economics for the Twenty-first Century
Common Challenges, Common Wealth
Our Crowded Planet
Environmental Sustainability
The Anthropocene
Global Solutions to Climate Change
Securing Our Water Needs
A Home for All Species
The Demographic Challenge
Global Population Dynamics
Completing the Demographic Transition
Prosperity for All
The Strategy of Economic Development
Ending Poverty Traps
Economic Security in a Changing World
Global Problem Solving
Rethinking Foreign Policy
Achieving Global Goals
The Power of One
Acknowledgments
List of Acronyms
Notes
References
Index