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Title: Global Crises, Global Solutions
Description: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, (2004). orig.wrappers. 25x16cm, xxii,648 pp. PAPERBACK.. Minor rubbing. Small ink mark to top page-edge. VG. ¶ A unique publication exploring the opportunities for addressing ten of the most serious challenges facing the world today: Climate Change, Communicable Diseases, Conflicts, Education, Financial Instability, Corruption, Migration, Malnutrition and Hunger, Trade Barriers, Access to Water. In a world fraught with problems and challenges, we need to gauge how to achieve the greatest good with our money. Global Crises, Global Solutions provides a rich set of arguments and data for prioritising our response most effectively. Each problem is introduced by a world-renowned expert defining the scale of the problem and describing the costs and benefits of a range of policy options to improve the situation. Each challenge is evaluated by economists from North America, Europe and China who attempt a ranking of the most promising options. Whether you agree or disagree with the analysis or conclusions, Global Crises, Global Solutions provides a serious, yet accessible, springboard for debate and discussion" - Publisher's description. [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

Keywords: Economic Development, Globalization, Environmental, Environment, Policy Political, International, Cooperation, , ,

Price: US$ 49.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS019266I


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