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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Bringing together over a dozen post-Keynesian experts on the issue of employment, growth, development and exchange rates, this book breaks new ground by offering interesting and innovative insights into the problems faced today in both developed and developing countries. This topical book addresses unemployment in Europe, the wrong-headed reliance... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This pathbreaking book contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making. It does so by combining the two issues of policy evaluation and sustainable development linking both to the policy-cycle. It covers contributions: * examining the perception of sustainability problems, which analyse the relationship between sustainability and assessment;... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 79.95
An understanding of fundamental economic concepts is essential for students in environmental studies programs around the world. The present textbook addresses their needs, providing a concise introduction to micro- and macroeconomics and demonstrating how these economic tools and approaches can be used to analyze environmental issues. Written in an... more...
- Urban Land Institute 2011; US$ 24.95
The author, who is one of the nation?s leading authorities on managing community growth, provides examples from dozens of communities across the country, as well as state and regional approaches. Brief profiles present overviews of specific problems addressed, techniques utilized, results achieved, and contact information for further research. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 64.00
Investment projects are an important mechanism for economic development. However, their costs and benefits must be assessed to ensure that the resources committed are being used as productively as possible. This book explains the techniques available to assess the economic impact of projects in developing countries. It draws on the authors' experience... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 163.00
'The book is a pioneering attempt to see exactly what difference economic valuation of environmental effects would have made to six actual, on-going, development projects, if it had been done at the time of appraisal. It combines theoretical rigour with applied economic skills, presented with robust common sense.' - James Winpenny, Overseas Development... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
One of the key tenets of the environmental movement is the need for greater efficiency in our use of dwindling natural resources, especially coal, natural gas, and oil. If our products are designed to be more energy efficient, so the thinking goes, our environmental impacts will be reduced and our fossil fuels will last longer. In this surprising new... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.95
India?s recent performance in agriculture has been favorable, with agricultural production growing over the past 30 years. Yet there is widespread consensus that, relative to the rest of the economy, agriculture is lagging and that it can and must do much better to support india?s overall high economic growth and dynamism. This book explores the... more...
- DoSustainability 2013; US$ 45.00
How Gamification Can Help Your Business Engage in Sustainability' investigates the current thinking and practice around gamification, drawing together the emerging facts and best practice to help businesses decide whether the theories of gamification can be fruitfully applied in engaging customers, staff and other stakeholders in sustainability. more...