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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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.
List of Illustrations.
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.
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.