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Solutions for the world's biggest problems : costs and benefits

Author: Bjørn Lomborg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title offers a rigorous overview of 23 of the world's biggest problems relating to the environment, governance, economics, and health and population.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn Lomborg
ISBN: 9780521715973 0521715970 9780521887724 0521887720
OCLC Number: 165408072
Description: xvii, 442 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Financial instability / Peter Blair Henry --
Lack of intellectual property rights / Keith E. Maskus --
Money laundering / Donato Masciandaro --
Subsidies and trade barriers / Kym Anderson --
Air pollution / Guy Hutton --
Climate change / Gary Yohe --
Deforestation / Henk Folmer and G. Cornelis van Kooten --
Land degradation / Ian Coxhead and Ragnar Øygard --
The economics of biodiversity loss / Dan Biller --
Vulnerability to natural disasters / Roger A. Pielke, Jr. --
Arms proliferation / J. Paul Dunne --
Conflicts / Paul Collier --
Corruption / Susan Rose-Ackerman --
Lack of education / Peter F. Orazem --
Terrorism / Daniel Linotte --
Drugs / Jeffrey A. Miron --
Disease control / Dean T. Jamison --
Lack of people of working age / Robert E. Wright and Katerina Lisenkova --
Living conditions of children / Harry Anthony Patrinos --
Living conditions of women / Brinda Viswanathan --
Hunger and malnutrition / Jere R. Behrman, Harold Alderman and John Hoddinott --
Unsafe water and lack of sanitation / Guy Hutton --
Population: migration / Michael J. Greenwood --
Conclusion: Making your own prioritization / Bjørn Lomborg.
Responsibility: edited by Bjørn Lomborg.
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