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Stern, N. H. (Nicholas Herbert)

Works: 223 works in 703 publications in 6 languages and 12,302 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Publishing director
Classifications: QC981.8.C5, 363.73874
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Publications about N. H Stern
Publications by N. H Stern
Most widely held works by N. H Stern
The economics of climate change : the Stern review by N. H Stern( Book )
59 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
"There is now clear scientific evidence that emissions from economic activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels for energy, are causing changes to the Earth's climate. A sound understanding of the economics of climate change is needed in order to underpin an effective global response to this challenge. The Stern Review is an independent, rigourous and comprehensive analysis of the economic aspects of this crucial issue. It has been conducted by Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the UK Government Economic Service, and a former Chief Economist of the World Bank. The Economics of Climate Change will be invaluable for all students of the economics and policy implications of climate change, and economists, scientists and policy makers involved in all aspects of climate change."
The global deal : climate change and the creation of a new era of progress and prosperity by N. H Stern( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
"In October 2006, Nicholas Stern, one of the greatest economists and public intellectuals of our day, made headlines around the world with his report, which reviewed the costs and benefits of dealing with global warming. The world's community has learned that it must act to mitigate global climate change, but until the Stern Review, no one knew how much it would cost, and how to do it. Now, Stern has transformed his report into a powerful narrative book for general readers. The Global Deal evaluates the economic future, and the esssential steps we must take to protect growth and reduce poverty while managing climate change. The future Stern outlines is optimistic and pragmatic; he believes we have the capacity and creativity to change. But we need the will to inspire our political leaders to drive a new global strategy."--Publisher's description
Models of economic growth; proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association at Jerusalem by James A Mirrlees( Book )
27 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The Theory of taxation for developing countries by David M. G Newbery( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and Chinese and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Growth and empowerment : making development happen by N. H Stern( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Stern, Dethier, and Rogers see economic development as a dynamic process of continuous change in which entrepreneurship, innovation, flexibility, and mobility are crucial components and the idea of empowerment, as both a goal and a driver of development, is central. The book points to the unique opportunity today - after 50 years of successes and failures, and with a growing body of analytical work to draw on - to pursue new development strategies in both research and action."--Jacket
The theory and practice of tax reform in developing countries by Ehtisham Ahmad( Book )
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Palanpur, the economy of an Indian village by C. J Bliss( Book )
10 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 libraries worldwide
A strategy for development by N. H Stern( Book )
30 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Crime, the police and criminal statistics : an analysis of official statistics for England and Wales using econometric methods by R. A Carr-Hill( Book )
8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
A blueprint for a safer planet : how to manage climate change and create a new era of progress and prosperity by N. H Stern( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Further substantial climate change is unavoidable and the risks to the natural world, the economy and our everyday lives are immense. The way we live in the next thirty years - how we invest, use energy, organise transport and treat forests - will determine whether these risks become realities. Although poor countries - the least responsible for climate change - will be hit earliest and hardest, all countries must adapt to the effects: hurricanes and storms strike New Orleans and Mumbai; flooding causes devastation in England and Mozambique; droughts occur in Australia and Darfur; and sea level rise will affect Florida and Bangladesh. Lord Stern, author of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change and former Chief Economist at the World Bank, is the world's leading authority on what we can do in the face of such unprecedented threat. Action on climate change will require the greatest possible international collaboration, but if successful will ensure not just our future, but our future prosperity. Focusing on the economic management of investment and growth from the perspective of both adaptation and mitigation, Stern confronts the most urgent questions facing us now: what is the problem; what are the dangers; what can be done to reduce emissions, at what cost; how can the world adapt; and, what does all this mean for corporations, governments and individuals. A Blueprint for a Safer Planet provides authoritative, inspirational, and hopeful, answers
An appraisal of tea production on small holdings in Kenya; an experiment with the Little-Mirrlees method by N. H Stern( Book )
13 editions published in 1972 in English and French and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The global deal climate change and the creation of a new era of progress and prosperity by N. H Stern( file )
8 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Nicholas Stern, former chief economist of the World Bank, was asked by the British government to direct the largest study ever conducted into the reality of global warming and the possible ways of remedying it. The result, the Stern Report, made headlines around the world and is far and away the deepest and most far-reaching exploration of the crisis and -- in particular -- of solutions to it. There have been many worthy books elucidating the problem of global warming
Tax policy and planning in developing countries by Conference of the International Seminar in Public Economics( Book )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
While socialist economies sought ways of loosening the grip of the state over economic activities, countries with mixed economies had to contend with chronic imbalances in the government budget, inflation, and severe balance of payments problems
Growth theories, old and new : and the role of agriculture in economic development by N. H Stern( Book )
9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Economic development in Palanpur over five decades by Peter Lanjouw( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
This is an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural north India, based on surveys of the village over the period 1957 to 1993. The analysis focuses on the reasons behind its uneven progress, tying in background issues
Why are we waiting? : the logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change by N. H Stern( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, 2000 by Boris Pleskovic( Book )
14 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
These are the proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, which gathers the global perspective of scholars, and practitioners of development policy from academic life, government, and the private sector. The selected topics seek to include new areas of concern, and current research, as well as areas believed to benefit from exposure to recent knowledge, and experience. This year's conference focused on new development thinking, crises and recovery, corporate governance and restructuring, and, social security, public and private savings. The opening address outlines challenges for development, that include the intransigence of poverty in Africa, and ways to establish public-private partnerships at the country, and global levels, while the keynote address identifies equilibrium, and change as the focus of development economics: long-term sustainable growth requires development of a consensus behind the reform policies. Discussions varied from crises and recovery, through perspectives on the recent history of transition economies, to arguments on the possibilities of poverty reduction on a grand scale. Other topics include the exploration of development strategies, revision of the role of aid in providing finance, changing policies, and knowledge transfer, and, how to coordinate development problems. -- Publisher description
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2001/2002 by Boris Pleskovic( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics is a forum for discussion, and debate of important policy issues facing developing countries. This report for 2001-2002 focuses on two main themes, based on papers presented, and discussions that followed: 1) globalization and inequality, drawing on historical trends, through the human capital nexus, and the role of foreign trade and investment, to the geographic and international inequalities of globalization, and how the impact of technological change affected the developing world; and, 2) health and development, focused on the role of nongovernmental organizations in the provision of health care, with a special look at the patent policy proposal for global diseases. Health, income, and economic development are emphasized, so as to highlight the world inequality, and the growing concerns on the rising longevity. -- Publisher description
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2003 The New Reform Agenda by Boris Pleskovic( Book )
19 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics seeks to expand the flow of ideas among development policy researchers, academics, and practitioners from around the world. It is a premier forum for World Bank and other experts to exchange ideas, challenge one another's findings, and expand theoretical and practical knowledge of development. Each year the topics selected for the conference represent new matters of concern or areas that will benefit from a review of what we know and from the identification of what still needs to be explored and expanded. This year's conference, held at the World Bank on April 29-30, 2002, addressed four themes: trade and poverty, Africa's future in terms of industrial and/or agricultural development, education and empowerment, and investment climate and productivity, with Andrew Berg and Anne Krueger, Paul Collier, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes, and Andrei Schleifer, Ravi Kanbur, Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff, L. Alan Winters, and Adrian Wood. World Bank. -- Publisher description
Toward pro-poor policies : aid, institutions, and globalization by Bertil Tungodden( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
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Nicholas Stern
Nicholas Stern britischer Ökonom
Nicholas Stern britisk politiker og økonom
Nicholas Stern Brits politicus
Nick Stern brittisk politiker och ekonom
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Stern, N. H.
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Stern, N. (Nicholas)
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Stern, Nicholas Herbert 1946-
نيكولاس ستيرن، 1946-
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