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Sustainable Development: Economics and Environment in the Third World

By: D Pearce, E Barbier and A Markandya

288 pages, Tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #11331 | ISBN: 1853830887
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Hardback | Apr 1990 | #7197 | ISBN: 185278167X
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About this book

A seminal work which offers a definition of sustainable development in terms of the non-depletion of natural environments. It investigates the economic implications of sustainability, with special reference to the practice of cost-benefit analysis and problems of accounting for the interests of future generations.


Contents

Preface * Sustainable Development: Ecology and Economic Progress * Discounting the Future * Economic Appraisal and the Natural Environment * Sustainable Development in the Upper Watersheds of Java * Sustainable Forest Management in the Outer Islands of Indonesia * Natural Resources in the Economy of Sudan * Sustainable Development in Botswana * Natural Resources and Economic Development in Nepal * Sustainable Management of Amazonia * Index

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