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1st Edition

Inclusive Wealth Report 2018
Measuring Progress Towards Sustainability

ISBN 9780367588083
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
486 Pages

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Book Description

The Inclusive Wealth Index provides important insights into long-term economic growth and human well-being. The Index measures the wealth of nations through a comprehensive analysis of a country's productive base and the country’s wealth in terms of progress, well-being and long-term sustainability. It measures all assets which human well-being is based upon, in particular, produced, human and natural capital to create and maintain human well-being over time.

Table of Contents

Part I: What does the Data Say?  1. Accounting for the Inclusive Wealth of Nations: Key Findings of the IWR 2018 (Shunsuke Managi)  2. Inclusive Wealth: From Theory to Practice (Pushpam Kumar and Rodney B.W. Smith)  Part II: Natural Capital  3. More on Natural Wealth of Nations and Regions (Shunsuke Managi)  4. Reconciling Inclusive Wealth and Piketty: Natural Capital and Wealth in the 21st Century (Edward Barbier)  5. Challenges to Ecosystem Service Valuation for Wealth Accounting (Kristine Grimsrud, Henrik Lindhjem, David N. Barton and Ståle Navrud)  6. Is Economic Growth Linked with Comprehensive Wealth? Link to State-level Analysis in India (Haripriya Gundimeda)  Part III: New Insights  7. Human Capital: Educational Attainment Progress (Babara Fraumani and Gang Liu)  8. Operationalising IWI for Policy-making Through a Learning Game (Bharath M. Palavalli, Srijan Sil and Anantha Kumar Duraiappah)  9. The IWR and Policy Lessons (Shunsuke Managi)

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Shunsuke Managi is Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Urban Institute, Kyushu University.

Pushpam Kumar is Chief of Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, Division of Environment Programme Implementation, UNEP.