International Economics of Resource Efficiency

Eco-Innovation Policies for a Green Economy

Editors: Bleischwitz, Raimund, Welfens, Paul J.J., Zhang, ZhongXiang (Eds.)

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  • Includes policy-insights from OECD and other insiders
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Human societies face a threatening future of resource scarcity and environmental damages. This book addresses the challenge of turning these risks into opportunities and policies. It is a collection of high level contributions from experts of sustainable growth and sustainable resource management. Focussing on economics, sustainability, technology and policy, the book highlights system innovation, leapfrogging strategies of emerging economies, possible rebound effects and international market development. It puts natural resources centre stage and will make an important contribution to achieving the goal of a 21st century Green Economy.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Sustainability Economics, Resource Efficiency, and the Green New Deal

    Bretschger, Lucas

    Pages 3-17

  • Global Economic Sustainability Indicator: Analysis and Policy Options for the Copenhagen Process

    Welfens, Paul J. J. (et al.)

    Pages 19-50

  • System Innovation for Environmental Sustainability: Concepts, Policies and Political Economy

    Ekins, Paul

    Pages 51-88

  • The Resources of Economies and the Productivity of Materials: Relevance, Measurement, Empirical Trends, Innovation, Resource Policies

    Bleischwitz, Raimund (et al.)

    Pages 89-109

  • The Economics of Current Metal Markets

    Crowson, Phillip

    Pages 111-123

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eBook $169.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Economics of Resource Efficiency
Book Subtitle
Eco-Innovation Policies for a Green Economy
Editors
  • Raimund Bleischwitz
  • Paul J.J. Welfens
  • ZhongXiang Zhang
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-7908-2601-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7908-2601-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2600-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2904-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 394
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