Economic Evaluation of Sustainable Development [book]

Vinod Thomas, Namrata Chindarkar
2019
This book focuses on the many problems that arise in evaluating past decisions and informing pending ones over the entire spectrum of policies relating to social and economic development. It takes readers on a guided tour of three main approaches, citing real-world examples in each case. Readers can gain much from the knowledge and wisdom reflected in its pages, based on the many decades its authors have spent in the struggle to improve human conditions around the world. Here one can learn not
more » ... one can learn not only about hopeful approaches, but also about their limitations and the many real-world obstacles that must be confronted in their application. Overall, a serious and honest attempt to inform readers of how complex are the problems of accelerating economic and social development, and a call for greater application of available techniques and approaches in this struggle." -Arnold Harberger, Distinguished Professor Emeritus,
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-6389-4 fatcat:tlrzgjf6vfekxelfo4kt3hkahy