1st Edition

The Wealth of Nations and Regions

Edited By

Shunsuke Managi

ISBN 9780367350338
Published June 3, 2019 by Routledge
350 Pages 132 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

There is an increasing interest in inclusive wealth, and inclusive wealth can be a solution to the problematic narrowness of the traditional national accounting sys-tem, which has been recognized for a long time. This book offers a comprehensive guide on this subject of inclusive wealth.

Table of Contents

Introduction (Shunsuke Managi)

1. Theoretical and Conceptual Aspects of Green and Wealth Accounting (Rintaro Yamaguchi

2. Global Data (Isma Addi Jumbri and Shunsuke Managi)

3. Subjective Evaluation of Economic Inequality (Kong Joo Shin)

4. VDICE: An Integrated Assessment Model for Climate, Economy and Ecosystem (Tetsuya Tamaki, Wataru Nozawa, and Shunsuke Managi)

5. On Analytical Models of Adaptation-Mitigation Investment Problems (Wataru Nozawa and Tetsuya Tamaki)

6. Valuing the Shadow Price of Forest Stock in a Sustainability Indicator (Masayuki Sato, Runsinarith Phim and Shunsuke Managi)

7. Valuing Shadow Price of Wetlands as a Natural Capital Sustainability Indicator and a Case Study from Japan (Runsinarith Phim, Masayuki Sato and Shunsuke Managi)

8. Developing Aggregated City Evaluation Scores: Combining Objective City Performance and Subjective Citizen Satisfaction Indicators (Kong Joo Shin, Hiroki Nakamura, and Shunsuke Managi)

9. Accounting for Inclusive Wealth of Regions: Prefecture-level Analysis in Japan during 1990-2010 (Shinya Ikeda and Hiroki Nakamura)

10. Trend of Changes in Fukushima’s Inclusive Wealth: A Preparation for Disaster Recovery Study of the Great East Japan Earthquake (Kazunobu Okubo)

11. Urban Development and Carbon Damage to Inclusive Wealth of a Megacity: The Case of Tokyo (Hiroki Nakamura, Shinya Ikeda, Shunsuke Managi)

12. A Disparity in Sustainability between Rural-Urban Cities: An Inclusive Wealth Approach in Selected Cities in Kyushu (Shinya Ikeda and Hiroki Nakamura)

13. Sustainability of the World Natural Heritage Site: The case of Yakushima (Arika Kuroiwa and Kenichiro Kanemoto)

14. Water Sharing, Drought Adaptation and Inclusive Wealth: Implications from the Case of the Sanuki Plain in the 1994 Drought (Kazuki Kagohashi)

15. Disaster Recovery and Agriculture Development in Shimabara, Japan (Eriko Miyama and Shunsuke Managi)

16. Ecotourism Certification as a Potential Tool for Improving Regional Wealth (Yukihiro Misawa and Shunsuke Managi)

Conclusion (Wataru Nozawa and Shunsuke Managi)

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Shunsuke Managi is Distinguished Professor, School of Engineering, and Director of Urban Institute at Kyushu University, Japan, while also holding positions as RIETI Faculty Fellow at The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry and an Adjunct Professor at QUT Business School and the University of Tokyo. He is an editor of Environmental Economic and Policy Studies, a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the author of Technology, Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Improving the Environment for a Greener Future and editor of The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia.