An Almost Practical Step Toward Sustainability

An Almost Practical Step Toward Sustainability

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Nobel Laureate Robert Solow explores how changes in social accounting practice could contribute to more rational debate and action in crafting economic and environmental policy. A thoughtful work about the wise use of society's natural resources, intergenerational equity, and the translation of ideas about sustainability into real policy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 21 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2.54mm | 68g
  • Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0915707926
  • 9780915707928
  • 1,744,519

Table of contents

Introductory Remarks
Paul R. Portney
An Almost Practical Step to Sustainability
Robert M. Solow
Previewing the Argument
Finding the True Net Product of Our Economy
Analyzing Sustainable Paths for a Modern Industrial Society
Connecting Up the Arguments
Concluding Comments
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About Robert M. Solow

Robert M. Solow is Institute Professor of Economics Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Nobel Laureate in Economics.
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