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An Almost Practical Step Toward Sustainability

1st Edition

By Robert M. Solow

RFF Press

21 pages

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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.

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

About the Author

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General