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Global crises, global solutions

Author: Bjørn Lomborg
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the ten most serious challenges facing the world, including climate change, malnutrition and hunger, and communicable diseases, and discusses policy options to address each situation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn Lomborg
ISBN: 0521844460 9780521844468 0521606144 9780521606141
OCLC Number: 56639829
Description: xxii, 648 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Climate change / William R. Cline --
Alternative perspectives / Robert Mendelsohn, Alan S. Manne --
Communicable diseases / Anne Mills and Sam Shillcutt --
Alternative perspectives / David B. Evans, Jacques van der Gaag --
Conflicts / Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler --
Alternative perspectives / Michael D. Intriligator, Tony Addison --
Access to education / Lant Pritchett --
Alternative perspectives / T. Paul Schultz, Ludger Wössmann --
Financial instability / Barry Eichengreen --
Alternative perspectives / Charles Wyplosz, Peter Blair Henry --
Governance and corruption / Susan Rose-Ackerman --
Alternative perspectives / Jens Christopher Andvig, Jean Cartier-Bresson --
Malnutrition and hunger / Jere R. Behrman, Harold Alderman and John Hoddinott --
Alternative perspectives / Peter Svedberg, Simon Appleton --
Migration / Philip Martin --
Alternative perspectives / Mark Rosenzweig, Roger Böhning --
Sanitation and access to clean water / Frank Rijsberman --
Alternative perspectives / John J. Boland, Henry Vaux, Jr. --
Subsidies and trade barriers / Kym Anderson --
Alternative perspectives / Jan Pronk, Arvind Panagariya --
Expert panel ranking / Jagdish N. Bhagwati [and others] --
Epilogue : Youth forum : human benefit analysis / Christian Friis Bach.
Responsibility: edited by Bjørn Lomborg.
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