Sustainable development indicators in ecological economics

pt. 1. Introduction to sustainable development indicators -- pt. 2. Sustainable development and national accounting -- pt. 3. Sustainable development and welfare -- pt. 4. Sustainable development and natural capital accounting -- pt. 5. Sustainable development and indicators of human-environment int...

Full description

Main Author: Lawn, Philip A.
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2006
Series:Current issues in ecological economics
Subjects:
Online Access:
Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:pt. 1. Introduction to sustainable development indicators -- pt. 2. Sustainable development and national accounting -- pt. 3. Sustainable development and welfare -- pt. 4. Sustainable development and natural capital accounting -- pt. 5. Sustainable development and indicators of human-environment interaction -- pt. 6. Concluding assessments of sustainable development indicators
Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, national governments have introduced a range of policy measures designed to steer their economies along a more sustainable path. Yet how are we to know how successful these have been? This significant new book discusses the ways in which sustainable development indicators can be improved in order to both assess the impact of past policies and avoid the repetition of previous failings
Physical Description:viii, 467 p ill
ISBN:9781845428952
1845420993
9781845420994