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RFF Global Environment and Development Set


About the Series

RFF has always recognized that environmental issues have both local and global implications. Classic books in this collection include detailed investigations of population and economic growth, the role of natural resource information in economic development, the role of women in developing economies, and the use and protection of land in tropical as well as Antarctic settings.

The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.

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Population and Development The Search for Selective Interventions

Population and Development: The Search for Selective Interventions

1st Edition

Ronald G. Ridker
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Rural Women at Work Strategies for Development in South Asia

Rural Women at Work: Strategies for Development in South Asia

1st Edition

Ruth B. Dixon-Mueller
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Development of Tropical Lands Policy Issues in Latin America

The Development of Tropical Lands: Policy Issues in Latin America

1st Edition

Michael Nelson
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Seventh Continent Antarctica in a Resource Age

The Seventh Continent: Antarctica in a Resource Age

1st Edition

Deborah Shapley
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Economic Equality and Fertility in Developing Countries

Economic Equality and Fertility in Developing Countries

1st Edition

Robert Repetto
January 19, 2011

This book briefly reviews sociological, economic, and demographic literature pertaining to the relationship between income and fertility in developed and developing countries. He presents a conceptual framework to examine how fertility responds to changes in the distribution of household income. ...

Foreign Investment in the Petroleum and Mineral Industries Case Studies of Investor-Host Country Relations

Foreign Investment in the Petroleum and Mineral Industries: Case Studies of Investor-Host Country Relations

1st Edition

Raymond F. Mikesell
January 19, 2011

Raymond F. Mikesell deals with sources of conflict between private foreign investors and the governments of developing countries. He concludes that government ownership and control will expand and that foreign investors are most likely to become sellers of their special services rather than remain ...

Natural Resource Information for Economic Development

Natural Resource Information for Economic Development

1st Edition

Raymond F. Mikesell
January 19, 2011

This book discusses the problems of developing quality information on the availability of natural resources. Originally published in 1969...

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