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Blueprint for a Sustainable Economy

By: David Pearce and Edward B Barbier
273 pages, Tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Blueprint for a Sustainable Economy
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  • Blueprint for a Sustainable Economy ISBN: 9781853835155 Paperback Dec 2000 In stock
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Examines the efforts to define and implement the concept of sustainable economic development, its relationship to the use of `natural' capital and human welfare, and its influence on recent environmental policy debates. The authors, who previously wrote Blueprint for a Green Economy, show how far environmental concerns have been integrated into everyday economic decision making - through the valuation of environmental goods and services, cost-benefit techniques, indicators for sustainable development, and the use of market-based instruments for environmental policy making around the world.


The Meaning of Sustainable Development; Valuing the Environment; Measuring Sustainable Development - Economic Approaches; Measuring Sustainable Development - Ecological Approaches; The Causes of Environmental Degradation; Solving Environmental Problems 1 - Property Rights, Markets and Macroeconomy; Solving Environmental Problems 2 - Choosing Policy Instruments; Business and the Environment; Ecological Economics - a New Paradigm?

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David Pearce is Professor of Environmental Economics at University College London and was for several years special advisor to the UK Secretary of State for the Environment. Ed Barbier is Reader in Environmental Economics and Director of the Centre for Environment and Development Economics at the University of York.
By: David Pearce and Edward B Barbier
273 pages, Tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
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'A worthy read.' Business Strategy and the Environment 'The book is an excellent 'field guide' to the main issues in developing a more sustainable future.' John Dixon, Lead Environmental Economist, the World Bank 'Blueprint for a Sustainable Economy demonstrates that when economics is properly applied, it offers some of the most powerful tools for achieving sustainability.' Amory B Lovins, Co-Founder, and CEO (Research), Rocky Mountain Institute.
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