Global Crises, Global Solutions
  • Author : Bjørn Lomborg
  • Release Date : 09 July 2009
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 681
  • ISBN 13 : 9780521517218

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Book Description: A timely collection of arguments and data for prioritizing responses to some of the most serious problems facing the world, such as climate change, communicable diseases, and financial instability, features contributions by economists from around the world. Simultaneous.

Global Crises  Global Solutions

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