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Is economic growth sustainable?

Is economic growth sustainable?

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Geoffrey Heal.
    SeriesIEA conference volume -- no. 147
    ContributionsHeal, G. M., International Economic Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 I8 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919282M
    ISBN 109780230232471
    LC Control Number2009045180

      Economic growth, reflected in increases in national output per capita, makes possible an improved material standard of living. Sustainable development, popularly and concisely defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs,' directly addresses the utilization of natural resources, the state of the Author: Peter N. Hess.   Economic sustainability, based on comprehensive wealth used in the production of consumer goods and services, is more narrowly focused on the sustainability of economic growth (World Bank, ). Both measures try to stay close to the ‘context’ of sustainable development, called for by Rio+20; they are not clear, though, about how close.

    Description. Can sustainable economic development be achieved without strong environmental protections? Bringing together theoretical issues in development economics and a wide range of empirical evidence, this book examines this question and explores ways that environmental sustainability has been—and might be—incorporated into existing theories of economic development. This is a book that I will keep and re-read and dip into from time to time, as a first-principles "bible" of sustainable economics. Others have complained that this book was a dry read, and it is true that it is dense, but for me it was a pleasure to read as the concepts explained within it were so logically and methodically laid out with the meticulousnous of a trained economist/5(24).

    The economic growth rate is calculated from data on GDP estimated by countries' statistical agencies. The rate of growth of GDP per capita is calculated from data on GDP and people for the initial and final periods included in the analysis of the analyst.. Long-term growth. Living standards vary widely from country to country, and furthermore the change in living standards over time varies.   There are growing fears that current levels of economic development are not sustainable. A key focus is the impact economic growth has had on the environment - in particular human activity that has caused an uptick in greenhouse gases such as methane or CO2, which in turn have caused the atmosphere to retain heat.


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