In Search of a Sustainable Future: Reflections on Economic Growth, Social Equity and Global Governance

In Search of a Sustainable Future: Reflections on Economic Growth, Social Equity and Global Governance

by Bertelsmann Stiftung


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ISBN-13: 9783867935210
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 06/03/2014
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Liz Mohn 9

Introduction Stephan Richter Peter Walkenhorst 13

Global Governance 19

Averting a Tragedy of the Global Commons Seán Chary 21

Globalization: The Good, the Bad and the Uncertain Ian Goldin 26

Giving Foreign Ministers a Real Purpose Again Wolfgang Schüssel 29

Let's Be Practical About Building a Better World Dennis J. Snower 33

Complexity Mathematics, the EU and Global Governance Andrea Illy 37

All Negotiating Is Domestic Pascal Lamy 41

The United States - From Global Vanguard to Hindrance Stephan Richter 44

Cutting the Gordian Knot on Collective Action Beatrice Weder di Mauro 50

Economic Growth 55

A World Community in Denial Chandran Nair 57

How We Solve the World's Triple Unsustainability Crisis Andrea Illy 60

Is India's Economic Growth Sustainable? Lydia Powell 64

Is the 21st Century the Asia Century? Chandran Nair 71

Climate Change: The Biggest Business Opportunity of Our Time José María Figueres 75

Making Sustainability Pay Dimitri Zenghelis 79

Brazil's Strategy for Economic and Social Sustainability Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal 84

New Oil? The Energy Revolution in Reverse Ian Johnson 89

Germany Does Leadership - Where It Matters Stephan Richter 96

Managing Sustainability, Globally Seán Chary 100

From Economic Growth to Human Growth Dennis J. Snower 104

Social Equity 109

The Future of Capitalism: How to Cope With Market Failures? Pascal Lamy 111

Globalization for Whom? Ian Goldin 116

Global Governance Talk vs. African Reality Kandeh K. Yumkella 120

India's Modern Economic History: A Brief Review Lydia Powell 123

Women and Energy in India Lydia Powell 128

Africa's Resurgence and the Future of the Global Economy Mzukisi Qobo 132

Developing World: First Democratize, Then Restrain Yourself? Kandeh K. Yumkella 137

Asia's Austerity: The New Global Norm Chandran Nair 142

The Authors 147

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