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  • Stirring It Upby Gary Hirshberg

    Hachette Books 2008; Not Available

    A true force for change, Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. From his early days as an educator and activist to his current position as President and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world's largest organic yogurt company, Hirshberg's positive outlook has inspired thousands... more...

  • Unlocking Commercial Financing for Clean Energy in East Asiaby Xiaodong Wang; Richard Stern; Dilip Limaye

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    In East Asia, all middle-income countries have national targets for energy efficiency and renewable energy, and some even have targets for carbon reduction. However, a major hurdle to achieving a sustainable energy path is mobilizing the required financing. Although the lion's share of the investments are expected to come from the private sector,... more...

  • Scarcity and Growthby Harold J. Barnett; Chandler Morse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    In this classic study, the authors assess the importance of technological change and resource substitution in support of their conclusion that resource scarcity did not increase in the Unites States during the period 1870 to 1957. Originally published in 1963 more...

  • Scarcity and Growth Reconsideredby V. Kerry Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Current views on resource availability are examined, along with the original Barnett-Morse thesis of resource supply. Originally published in 1979 more...

  • Wool to Wetaby Paul Callaghan

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Evaluating the competitiveness of New Zealand?s current economy, this authoritative analysis argues the need to switch from agriculture and tourism as the economic backbone of the country and suggests that the emerging industries of science, technology, and intellectual property will offer more prosperity. Highlighting interviews with entrepreneurs... more...

  • Dealing with the Challenges of Macro Financial Linkages in Emerging Marketsby Otaviano Canuto; Swati Ghosh

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    The 2008 financial crisis has highlighted the challenges associated with global financial integration and has emphasized the importance of macro financial linkages. Specifically it has shown how real (business cycles) can interact with and be amplified by the financial sector, resulting in high pro-cyclicality and a buildup of systemic risk in the... more...

  • Boom Bustby Fred Harrison

    Shepheard Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd 2012; US$ 4.99

    In the two and a half years since the first edition appeared, events have unfolded as predicted. In 2005 the consensus among forecasters was that the boom in house prices would cool to an annual 2 or 3% rise over the following years. In fact, in keeping with the ?winner?s curse? phase of the cycle described by the author, prices have risen by more... more...

  • Sharing Benefits from the Coastby Rachel Wynberg; Maria Hauck

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Coastal resources such as mining, fisheries, and tourism are vital for communities in developing countries, many of which live in abject poverty. Yet global patterns indicate growing levels of economic inequality between the custodians of these resources and the people who exploit them, as well as an increasing incidence in poverty. Drawing from empirical... more...

  • Internationalization, Innovation and Sustainability of MNCs in Latin Americaby Leonardo Liberman; William Newburry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Presents research findings and theoretical developments in the International Business field, with special emphasis on the issues of internationalization, innovation and sustainability in Latin America. more...

  • Sustainability: All That Mattersby Chris Goodall

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    Building a sustainable society is perhaps the greatest test that the world has ever faced. Prosperity has been created by ruthless and ill-disciplined mining of the world's resources, compounded by a cavalier disregard for the implications of pollution from industrial and agricultural processes. Today's generation has borrowed from the future by grabbing... more...