Finance and Sustainable Development: Opposition or Partnership? by Pierre-andre ChiapporiFinance and Sustainable Development: Opposition or Partnership? by Pierre-andre Chiappori

Finance and Sustainable Development: Opposition or Partnership?

EditorPierre-andre Chiappori

Paperback | April 6, 2009

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Economic and financial considerations are often perceived as being antithetical to environmental concerns. Is it possible to reconcile economic development and growth with preservation of the planet and its resources?The authors of F inance and Sustainable Development believe reconciliation of these two seemingly opposite agendas isn't just possible —it's essential. Economic analysis of environmental problems has made considerable progress in recent decades. Growing concerns about sustainable development, and more particularly environmental and climate change, have emphasized the importance of this research.This book, an outgrowth of the December 2007 conference on "Finance and Sustainable Development: Opposition or Partnership?" brings together many of the leading experts concerned with environmentally friendly growth. Their aim is to provide a better understanding of the long-term issues that must be considered when attempting to create any short-term solutions.

Pierre-André Chiappori is professor of economics at Columbia University. Jean-Michel Lasry is senior scientific adviser at CALYON and chairman of the steering committee of the International Research Network's Finance and Sustainable Development program. Damien Fessler is junior researcher and coordinator of the International Research N...
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Title:Finance and Sustainable Development: Opposition or Partnership?Format:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:April 6, 2009Publisher:Brookings Institution PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:2717855815

ISBN - 13:9782717855814

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