The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review / Edition 1

The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review / Edition 1

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by Nicholas Stern
     
 

Independent, rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the economic aspects of climate change.See more details below

Overview

Independent, rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the economic aspects of climate change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521700801
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
712
Sales rank:
1,515,612
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.34(d)

Meet the Author

Sir Nicholas Stern is Adviser to the UK Government on the Economics of Climate Change and Development, reporting to the Prime Minister. As well as being Head of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, he is Head of the Government Economic Service, and previously Second Permanent Secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury and Director of Policy and Research for the Prime Minister's Commission for Africa. He is also a former Chief Economist for the World Bank and Special Counsellor to the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. His research and publications have focused on economic development and growth, economic theory, tax reform, public policy and the role of the state and economies in transition. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His most recent book is Growth and Empowerment: Making Development Happen (MIT Press, 2005).

Table of Contents

1. Climate change: our approach; 2. Impacts of climate change on growth and development; 3. The economics of stabilisation; 4. Policy responses for mitigation; 5. Policy responses for adaptation; 6. International collective action.

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