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The economics of sustainable development

Author: Sisay Asefa; Western Michigan University. Department of Economics.
Publisher: Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains six essays based on presentations made at the 40th Annual Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Economics, Western Michigan University, during the academic year 2003-3004. The Series was made possible through the financial support of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Western Michigan University.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Economics of sustainable development.
Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, ©2005
(OCoLC)693251308
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sisay Asefa; Western Michigan University. Department of Economics.
ISBN: 0880993200 9780880993203 0880993219 9780880993210
OCLC Number: 57675837
Notes: Based on presentations at the 40th annual Werner Sichel economics lecture series, sponsored by the Department of Economics, Western Michigan University, during the academic year 2003-2004.
Description: vii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The concept of sustainable development : an introduction / Sisay Asefa --
Some neglected aspects of sustainable development / Malcolm Gillis --
Economic development, inequality, and war / E. Wayne Nafziger and Juha Auvinen --
Productivity growth in world agriculture : sources and constraints / Vernon W. Ruttan --
How the world survived the population bomb : an economic perspective / David Lam --
Property rights and the urgent challenge of environmental sustainability / Daniel W. Bromley --
Too poor to be stewards? : rural poverty and sustainable natural resource management / Scott M. Swinton.
Responsibility: Sisay Asefa, editor.
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This book contains six essays based on presentations made at the 40th Annual Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Economics, Western Michigan University, during the academic year 2003-3004. The Series was made possible through the financial support of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Western Michigan University.

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