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Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits

By: Njorn Lomborg (ed.)

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023168

ISBN: 0521733146

Condition: New


The world has many pressing problems. Thanks to the efforts of governments, NGOs, and individual activists there is no shortage of ideas for resolving them. However, even if all governments were willing to spend more money on solving the problems, we cannot do it all at once. We have to prioritize; and in order to do this we need a better sense of the costs and benefits of each ‘solution’. This book offers a rigorous overview of twenty-three of the world’s biggest problems relating to the environment, governance, economics, and health and population. Leading economists provide a short su... View more info