Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century by Inge Kaul

Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

EditorInge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, Marc Stern

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This collection offers a new rationale and framework for international development cooperation. Its main argument is that in actual practice, development cooperation has already moved beyond aid (i.e. assistance to poor countries) and onto issues such as the ozone hole, global climate change,HIV, drug trafficking, and financial volatility. These issues are not poverty-related but instead concern global housekeeping, which helps to ensure an adequate provision of global public goods. Contributors include Amartya Sen, the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Jeffrey Sachs of the HarvardInstitute for International Development, Joseph Stiglitz of the World Bank, and many others.

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Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, and Marc Stern are all at the United Nations Development Programme.
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Title:Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 1.3 inPublished:February 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780195130522

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Table of Contents

PROLOGUEJames Gustave Speth: FOREWORDInge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern: INTRODUCTIONCONCEPTSInge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern: Defining Global Public Goods,Todd Sandler: Intergenerational Public Goods: Strategies, Efficiency and InstitutionsLisa L. Martin: The Political Economy of International CooperationCASE STUDIESEquity and JusticeJ. Mohan Rao: Equity in a Global Public Goods FrameworkEthan B. Kapstein: Distributive Justice as an International Public Good: A Historical PerspectiveAmartya Sen: Global Justice: Beyond International EquityMarket EfficiencyNancy Birdsall and Robert Z. Lawrence: Deep Integration and Trade Agreements: Good for Developing Countries?Charles Wyplosz: International Financial InstabilityEnvironment and Cultural HeritageScott Barrett: Montreal v. Kyoto: International Cooperation and the Global Environ-mentGeoffrey Heal: New Strategies for the Provision of Global Public Goods: Learning from International Environmental ChallengesIsmail Serageldin: Cultural Heritage as Public Good: Economic Analysis Applied to Historic CitiesHealthMark W. Zacher: Global Epidemiological Surveillance as a Public Good: International Cooperation to Monitor Infectious DiseasesLincoln C. Chen, Tim G. Evans and Richard A. Cash: Health As a Global Public GoodKnowledge and InformationJoseph E. Stiglitz: Knowledge as a Global Public GoodJ. Habib Sy: Global Communi-cations for a More Equitable WorldDebora L. Spar: The Public Face of CyberspacePeace and SecurityDavid A. Hamburg and Jane E. Holl: Preventing Deadly Conflict: From Global Housekeeping to Neighborhood WatchRuben P. Mendez: Peace as a Global Public GoodPolicy ImplicationsRajshri Jayaraman and Ravi Kanbur: International Public Goods and the Case for Foreign AidLisa D. Cook and Jeffrey Sachs: Regional Public Goods In International AssistanceConclusionInge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern: Global Public Goods: Concepts, Policies and StrategiesGlossarycompiled by Priya Gajraj: Further ReadingAbout the ContributorsIndex

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"This volume is bound to be an important reference for future work and public debate."--Ralph C. Bryant,The Brookings Institution