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Instruments of change : motivating and financing sustainable development

Author: Todor Panaĭotov; United Nations Environment Programme.
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the use of incentive systems and improved institutional arrangements to protect the environment and conserve natural resources, as a means towards sustainable development.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Panaĭotov, Todor.
Instruments of change.
London : Earthscan, 1998
(OCoLC)646834253
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todor Panaĭotov; United Nations Environment Programme.
ISBN: 185383467X 9781853834677
OCLC Number: 40896732
Description: xi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword * Introduction * Full-cost Pricing and the Role of Economic Instruments * Economic Instruments: Typology, Advantages and Limitations * Creating Incentives for Sustainable Development * Raising Revenues for Sustainable Development * Economic and Financing Instruments for the Global Commons * Selecting the Right Instrument * Introducing Economic Instruments in Developing Countries * Developed Country Experience and its Relevance to Developing Countries * Developing Country and Transitional Economy Experience * Conclusion: Policy Lessons and Recommendations * Appendix 1: Applications of Economic Instruments in Developed Countries * Appendix 2: Applications of Economic Instruments in Transitional Countries * Appendix 3: Applications of Economic Instruments in Newly Industrialized Economies and Middle-income Countries * Appendix 4: Applications of Economic Instruments in Developing Countries * Notes * References * Bibliography * Index
Responsibility: Theodore Panayotou.

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"The most comprehensive, rigorous treatment of economic instruments you will come across": Klaus Topfer, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Program.

 
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