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Nature and Wealth

Overcoming Environmental Scarcity and Inequality

  • Edward B. Barbier

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  12. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Natural capital ecological scarcity human capital inequality economic wealth green economy green growth development Economic Development economics environment growth heterodox economics investments securities

Authors and affiliations

  • Edward B. Barbier
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  1. 1.University of WyomingUSA

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