Nature and Wealth: Overcoming Environmental Scarcity and Inequality (Paperback)

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Drawing on historical and contemporary evidence, this book argues that growing environmental degradation and wealth inequality are linked to how nature is exploited to create economic wealth. Ending the under-pricing of natural capital and insufficient human capital accumulation is essential to overcoming structural imbalance in modern economies.

About the Author


Edward B. Barbier is the John S Bugas Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming, US. He is considered a leading economic thinker on the role of natural resources in economic development, and policies for promoting green and sustainable growth. He has published widely on these topics, with over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, 21 previous books, and many contributions to popular journals and social media.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137403384
ISBN-10: 1137403381
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 24th, 2015
Pages: 270
Language: English