eBook Economic Growth and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 113509179X
  • ISBN-13: 9781135091798
  • DDC: 338.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 536 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

What causes economic growth? What accounts for the extraordinary growth in the world's population over the past two centuries? Is sustainable development compatible with economic growth?

This interdisciplinary textbook uses a blend of formal models, empirical evidence, history and statistics to provide a coherent and comprehensive treatment of economic growth and sustainable development.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Illustrations.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Introduction to Economic Growth.
2: Introduction to Population Growth.
Theories of Growth.
3: Classical Theories of Economic Growth.
4: Macroeconomics and the Great Depression.
5: Limits to Growth.
Macroeconomic Models.
6: Macroeconomic Fluctuations.
7: Growth Models.
8: Empirical Analysis.
Demography.
9: Population Dynamics.
10: Population Transitions.
Sustainable Development.
11: Introduction to Sustainable Development.
12: Natural Resources and Climate Change.
13: Global Food Supply.
14: Markets and the Role of Governments.
15: Policies and Practices for Sustainable Development.
Glossary.
Index.