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  • Climate Resilience in Development Planningby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 47.00

    Climate-related disasters have inflicted increasingly high losses on developing countries, and with climate change, these losses are likely to worsen. Improving country resilience against climate risks is therefore vital for achieving poverty reduction and economic development goals. This report discusses the current state of knowledge on how to build... more...

  • Futile Progressby Ernest Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Do new innovations and products improve our lives? Has our relentless pursuit of technological progress eliminated the blight of poverty, of inequality, of discrimination, of crime, of war? Has the advance of technology increased our happiness and led us to fulfillment and social harmony? The ads would have us think so. But not all technological innovation... more...

  • Is the Environment a Luxury?by Silvia Tiezzi; Chiara Martini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The purpose of this collection of essays is to shed some light on the complex relationship between environmental quality and the distribution of income. Are the preferences of the poor towards a cleaner environment really different from those of the rich? Environmental economists have traditionally focused on efficiency issues. In their analyses... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Green Growth Indicators 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 49.00

    The OECD Green Growth Strategy supports countries in fostering economic growth and development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which well-being relies. Policies that promote green growth need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported... more...

  • Smart Specialisationby Dominique Foray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This is the first book on a new policy approach that has been widely adopted in Europe and beyond. It analyses the concept of smart specialisation and discuss the need for smart specialisation strategies, explains why the approach is new and different from more standard policy processes and explores what are the conditions for successful implementation.... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Developmentby G. Atkinson; S. Dietz; E. Neumayer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved. more...

  • The Hedgerow Cookbookby Wild at Heart

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 15.99

    Discover the wonders of wild food, from berries to fresh salad leaves to nuts and hips ; all of which are wonderful foods free on our doorstep. The authors behind the Wild at Heart company show you how to identify and cook a range of wild foods. How to use wild foods creatively in 100 easy recipes: from jams, jellies and chutneys to starters, main... more...

  • Africa and Economic Policyby Ferdinand Bakoup

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book suggests a unique conceptual framework for designing and conducting economic policy in developing countries, particularly those in Africa. more...

  • Nachhaltige Ökonomieby Carsten Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.20

    Das Buch bietet eine systematische Übersicht über den aktuellen Nachhaltigkeitsdiskurs sowie über Nachhaltigkeitsziele, -strategien und Institutionen auf internationaler, europäischer und nationaler Ebene. Ausgehend von den politisch determinierten Zielen und Indikatoren zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung analysiert der Autor die Kongruenz der... more...

  • Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Researchby P. Kyrö

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Allying and expanding the diverse fields of entrepreneurship and sustainable development research is a modern day imperative. This Handbook paints an illuminating picture of the historic and current understanding of the bond between entrepreneurship and sustainable development. The authors explore the basic contradictions between the two fields and... more...