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Growth in Transition.

Author: Friedrich Hinterberger; Elke Pirgmaier; Elisabeth Freytag; Martina Schuster
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
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Stimulating growth through adjusting macroeconomic conditions remains the principal policy responses to pressing problems of unemployment, poverty and environmental degradation. However, are the current policy approaches capable of tackling these problems by generating win-win solutions or are they the root causes of these problems? The current growth trajectory has neither lead to a reduction of our overall  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hinterberger, Friedrich.
Growth in Transition.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Hinterberger; Elke Pirgmaier; Elisabeth Freytag; Martina Schuster
ISBN: 9780203145593 0203145593
OCLC Number: 798532794
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Growth in Transition; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Rita Trattnigg --
The growth debate, revisited; 2. Elke Pirgmaier and Friedrich Hinterberger --
What kind ofgrowth is sustainable? A presentation of arguments; Part I:Research perspectives; 3. Herman E. Daly --
Elitist cheap labor policies stimulateuneconomic growth; 4. Tim Jackson --
Prosperity without growth; 5. Juliet Schor --
Exit ramp to sustainability?; 6. Yang Cuihong --
China's economic growth: pattern and limits; Part II:Policy perspectives. 7. Andreas Breitenfellner --
Growth --
crisis --
change: how thefinancial and energy crises reveal the need for sustainabledevelopment8. Jo Leinen --
The EU on the pathway to sustainable growth?; 9. Tomoo Machiba --
Advancing eco-innovation as an enabler ofdecoupling; 10. Robin Miège --
The growth path of Europe: sustainable, smart and inclusive; 11. Sheng Fulai --
Driving growth with new engines; 12. Māra Zīra, Guntars Ruskuls and Agrita Jēruma --
Economic fluctuations in Latvia or a human on the path of transformation; Part III:Civil society perspectives. 13. Erik Assadourian --
Dispelling the myths of growth andconsumerism14. Gianfranco Bologna --
A new economy inspired bysustainability science; 15. Maja Göpel --
The tragedy of the Growth Saga; 16. Michaela Moser --
There is enough for everyone! On growthand distributional justice; Part IV:Business perspectives; 17. Kurt Bayer --
Dimensions of sustainable growth; 18. Junko Edahiro --
Good-bye ownership, materialism andmonetization in lifestyles: a new era dawning in Japan; 19. Philip Reuchlin --
The future of growth; 20. Martin Sieker --
What kind of growth is sustainable?; Index.

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Stimulating growth through adjusting macroeconomic conditions remains the principal policy responses to pressing problems of unemployment, poverty and environmental degradation. However, are the current policy approaches capable of tackling these problems by generating win-win solutions or are they the root causes of these problems? The current growth trajectory has neither lead to a reduction of our overall resource use -- as we use resources and energy more efficiently we consume more -- nor create the conditions for employment and well-being. Increasingly, there is the realization that it i.

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