How much have global problems cost the world? : a scorecard from 1900 to 2050 / edited by Bjorn Lomborg

Author : Lomborg, Bjørn
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There are often blanket claims that the world is facing more problems than ever but there is a lack of empirical data to show where things have deteriorated or in fact improved. In this book, some of the world's leading economists discuss ten problems that have blighted human development, ranging from malnutrition, education, and climate change, to trade barriers and armed conflicts. Costs of the problems are quantified in percent of GDP, giving readers a unique opportunity to understand the development of each problem over the past century and the likely development into the middle of this century, and to compare the size of the

Publisher : Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
Publish Year : 2013
Category : Economics
Page : xvii, 384 pages

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