The Economics of Globally Shared and Public Goods Book

The Economics of Globally Shared and Public Goods


  • Author : S. Niggol Seo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128198766

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The Economics of Globally Shared and Public Goods Excerpt :

The Economics of Globally Shared and Public Goods responds to an urgent need to consolidate and refine the economic theories and explanations pertinent to globally shared resources. Making a clear distinction between theories and empirical models, it elucidates the problem of global public goods while incorporating insights from behavioral economics. Its comprehensive and technical review of existing theoretical models and their empirical results illuminate those models in practical applications. Relevant for economists and others working on challenges of globally shared goods such as climate change and global catastrophes, The Economics of Globally Shared and Public Goods provides a path toward greater co-operation and shared successes. Offers an encompassing description of the economics of global public goods Provides an ensemble of empirical analyses of behavioral complexities Defines a set of optimality conditions for a solution applicable to many problems

The Economics of Pandemics Book

The Economics of Pandemics


  • Author : S. Niggol Seo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030910211

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Natural Capital  Agriculture and the Law Book

Natural Capital Agriculture and the Law


  • Author : Deane, Felicity
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-05-19
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839104169

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Natural Capital Agriculture and the Law Excerpt :

This timely Research Handbook provides a broad analysis and discussion on how academics are managed. It addresses key issues, including the changing nature of academic work and academic labour markets, issues of power, leadership, ageing, human resource management practices, and mobility.

The Economics of Pandemics Book

The Economics of Pandemics


  • Author : S. Niggol Seo
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2022-03-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 10 : 3030910202

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This book offers a lively account of the humanitarian, economic, societal, and planetwide impacts of the pandemics, the COVID-19 pandemic included, which are traced back to as early as the 14th century plague pandemic. Placing the pandemics along with other globally shared resources, such as global warming, AI singularity, and high-risk physics experiments, each of the nine chapters of the book discusses the global health crises from a variety of unique standpoints, including infectious diseases, economics, governance, and public health. Based on the historical records of past pandemics and the rich data from the COVID-19 pandemic, a conceptual framework is presented for the economics of pandemics as a globally shared experience. This book aims to critically examine salient features in the global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, including global governance, lockdowns, radical movements, and mRNA vaccines. The book will be a valuable resource to students, researchers, and policymakers who are working in the fields of environmental economics, global-scale public goods, and health economics.

Public Goods and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Book

Public Goods and the Fourth Industrial Revolution


  • Author : Maria Płonka
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2022-06-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000625400

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Public Goods and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Excerpt :

The fourth industrial revolution, characterized by digitization, artificial intelligence and augmented reality, and megatrends such as globalization, urbanization, demographic changes, and the knowledge-based economy, will trigger a series of profound technological, economic, social and environmental changes that will permanently and irreversibly change the role of the state in meeting social needs. Industry 4.0 will also change the type, nature, and scope of public goods and how they are produced, financed, delivered, and consumed. This book redefines the current paradigm of public goods. It proposes a model of production and distribution of public goods that acknowledges the participation of entities from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. The authors argue that these entities would participate in the production, financing, distribution, and consumption of such goods. From a theoretical point of view, such an inclusive approach involving the expansion of the classical state – market dichotomy with new entities, including citizens themselves, leads to a new conceptualization and approach towards public goods. The model assumes shared responsibility, subsidiarity, and paternalistic libertarianism, and it allows the state to create new entities of an educational or fiscal nature, while remaining the regulator of public services and distribution. Additionally, the book analyzes changes regarding the perception of public goods, in the era of the fourth industrial revolution, across selected sectors such as healthcare and pension systems, education, local public goods, and public utility services. The book is primarily addressed to researchers, scholars, and students across social and technical sciences, and it will also be a useful guide for central and local administration bodies responsible for public policy.

Do Gooders at the End of Aid Book

Do Gooders at the End of Aid


  • Author : Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-22
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 225
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108488792

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This book argues that policymakers capitalize on Scandinavia's humanitarian reputation in world affairs to legitimize their policy and diplomatic interests.

Public Goods  Sustainable Development and the Contribution of Business Book

Public Goods Sustainable Development and the Contribution of Business


  • Author : Roland Bardy
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-02-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9781527566255

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Public Goods Sustainable Development and the Contribution of Business Excerpt :

This book provides an expansive review of the public goods theme and highlights the inherent linkage between sustainable development and corporate responsibility for improving the current and future welfare of communities both at home and abroad. The main proposition here is that sustainable development is focused on preserving and maintaining public goods. Consequently, whoever uses public goods is liable for their preservation, their maintenance, and, where they are underdeveloped, for their expansion. Successful delivery, both now and in the future, depends on a positive relationship of the public sector with the private sector. This book will serve to stimulate discussions of scholars and policy makers in the field of sustainable development with business leaders, and will close the gap between the public and the private sectors by building a common understanding and common methodologies for implementing and measuring sustainable development in the macro- and the micro-spheres.

Urban Economics  A Global Perspective Book

Urban Economics A Global Perspective


  • Author : Paul N. Balchin
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-02-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 539
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137062239

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Urban Economics A Global Perspective Excerpt :

The purpose of this book is to provide a key text on urban economics in a global context. The book is driven by the themes of urban economics - urban growth, housing, property investment and development, etc. - and the different approaches to these themes taken in different regions of the world are introduced and exemplified in boxes within each chapter.

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change Book

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change


  • Author : S. Niggol Seo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128118757

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The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change Excerpt :

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making shows readers how to understand mitigation strategies emerging from global warming policy discussions and the ways that changing climate conditions can alter these strategies. Through quantitative analyses, case studies and policy examples, this bottom-up approach to climate change economics gives readers the tools to create effective responses to global warming. This self-contained book on the topic covers key scientific and economic subjects in an applied, innovative and immediately relevant fashion. Unravels individual behaviors and national policies about global warming by evaluating their evolving motives and incentives Provides an economic analysis of the ways individuals makes decisions when faced with climate change Details a full range of alternative economic and policy responses, placing them in an integrated conceptual and policy framework

Why Cooperate  Book

Why Cooperate


  • Author : Scott Barrett
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2010-09-16
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191615009

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Climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the threat of a global pandemic have the potential to impact each of our lives. Preventing these threats poses a serious global challenge, but ignoring them could have disastrous consequences. How do we engineer institutions to change incentives so that these global public goods are provided? Scott Barrett provides a thought provoking and accessible introduction to the issues surrounding the provision of global public goods. Using a variety of examples to illustrate past successes and failures, he shows how international cooperation, institutional design, and the clever use of incentives can work together to ensure the effective delivery of global public goods.

Global Public Goods Book

Global Public Goods


  • Author : Inge Kaul
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-08-26
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 776
  • ISBN 10 : 1783472995

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'"Global public goods" has become one of the most influential concepts in current international relations research. This reader brings together 29 of the most authoritative papers on global public goods of the last years, from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, along with a comprehensive and insightful review article by Kaul, Blondin and Nahtigal. The book is an essential collection for both theorists and practitioners of global governance, covering areas as diverse as financial institutions, security, knowledge, health, areas beyond national jurisdiction, and global environmental change.'- Frank Biermann, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

The Privatization of Everything Book

The Privatization of Everything


  • Author : Donald Cohen
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-23
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 349
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620976623

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The Privatization of Everything Excerpt :

America’s leading defender of the public interest and a bestselling historian show us how to prevent the private takeover of our cherished public resources As people reach for social justice and better lives, they create public goods—free education, public health, open parks, clean water, and many others—that must be kept out of the market. When private interests take over, they strip public goods of their power to lift people up, creating instead a tool to diminish democracy, further inequality, and separate us from each other. The Privatization of Everything, by the founder of In the Public Interest, an organization dedicated to shared prosperity and the common good, chronicles the efforts to turn our public goods into private profit centers. Ever since Ronald Reagan labeled government a dangerous threat, privatization has touched every aspect of our lives, from water and trash collection to the justice system and the military. However, citizens can, and are, wresting back what is ours. A Montana city took back its water infrastructure after finding that they could do it better and cheaper. Colorado towns fought back well-funded campaigns to preserve telecom monopolies and hamstring public broadband. A motivated lawyer fought all the way to the Supreme Court after the State of Georgia erected privatized paywalls around its legal code. The Privatization of Everything connects the dots across a broad spectrum of issues and raises larger questions about who controls the public things we all rely on, exposing the hidden crisis of privatization that has been slowly unfolding over the last fifty years and giving us a road map for taking our country back.

The Ethics of Global Climate Change Book

The Ethics of Global Climate Change


  • Author : Denis G. Arnold
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-31
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139501002

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The Ethics of Global Climate Change Excerpt :

Global climate change is one of the most daunting ethical and political challenges confronting humanity in the twenty-first century. The intergenerational and transnational ethical issues raised by climate change have been the focus of a significant body of scholarship. In this new collection of essays, leading scholars engage and respond to first-generation scholarship and argue for new ways of thinking about our ethical obligations to present and future generations. Topics addressed in these essays include moral accountability for energy consumption and emissions, egalitarian and libertarian perspectives on mitigation, justice in relation to cap and trade schemes, the ethics of adaptation and the ethical dimensions of the impact of climate change on nature.

A New Approach to the Economics of Public Goods Book

A New Approach to the Economics of Public Goods


  • Author : Thomas Laudal
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 86
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000706703

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A New Approach to the Economics of Public Goods Excerpt :

Public goods are typically defined only in reference to the good itself but, as this book argues, the public goods can be better understood if contextual variables are incorporated. This book discusses the production and provision of public goods. It asserts that changes related to public goods are better understood if the category of goods are not decided solely by the properties of the good itself. We also need to focus on how the enabled utility of a good is influenced by the production and the provision of the good. The book opens with a brief introduction to common conceptions of public goods and a review of the existing literature - highlighting the limitations of current definitions of public goods. It presents a new multi-layered approach to public goods. This has implications for the discourse on public goods and for our understanding of the societal and environmental impact of public goods. The implications are illustrated in several areas; public goods in ancient history, privatization, innovation, competitiveness and prices, democracy and political standards, and economic growth. The book provides a provocative argument for a new way to analyze public goods which will appeal to scholars and students interested in the economic analysis of public goods, arguments regarding the privatizing or nationalizing of production and services, and method of modelling and measuring sustainable business activities.

New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization Book

New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization


  • Author : Piotr Pachura
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2011-08-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9789533075013

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New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization Excerpt :

To better understand the contemporary world, the world of innovation and technology, science should try to synthesize and assimilate social science in the development of our civilization. Does the new era require new knowledge? Does the age of globalization demand new education, new human attitudes? This books tries to clarify these questions. The book New Knowledge in a New Era of Globalization consists of 16 chapters divided into three sections: Globalization and Education; Globalization and Human Being; Globalization and Space. The Authors of respective chapters represent a great diversity of disciplines and methodological approaches as well as a variety of academic culture. This book is a valuable contribution and it will certainly be appreciated by a global community of scholars.