Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits

Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits

by Bjorn Lomborg
     
 

Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems analyses the world's twenty-three biggest problems and possible solutions.See more details below

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Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems analyses the world's twenty-three biggest problems and possible solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521887724
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; 1. Introduction Bjørn Lomborg; Part I. Economy: 2. Financial instability Peter Blair Henry; 3. Lack of intellectual property rights Keith E. Maskus; 4. Money laundering Donato Masciandaro; 5. Subsidies and trade barriers Kym Anderson; Part II. Environment: 6. Air pollution Guy Hutton; 7. Climate change Gary Yohe; 8. Deforestation Henk Folmer and G. Cornelis van Kooten; 9. Land degradation Ian Coxhead and Ragnar Oygard; 10. Loss of biodiversity Dan Biller; 11. Vulnerability to natural disasters Roger A. Pielke; Part III. Governance: 12. Arms proliferation Paul Dunne; 13. Conflicts Paul Collier; 14. Corruption Susan Rose-Ackerman; 15. Lack of education Peter Orazem; 16. Terrorism Daniel Linotte; Part IV. Health and Population: 17. Drugs Jefrey A. Miron; 18. Diseases Dean Jamison; 19. Lack of people of working age Robert E. Wright and Katerina Lisenkova; 20. Living conditions of children Harry Anthony Patrinos; 21. Living conditions of women Brinda Viswanathan; 22. Malnutrition/hunger Jere R. Behrman, Harold Alderman and John Hoddinott; 23. Unsafe water and lack of sanitation Guy Hutton; 24. Population: migration Michael J. Greenwood; Index.

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