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High economic growth rates are essential because they generate huge revenues for the governments, which can then be utilized for social welfare and infrastructure expansion program. Of course, it goes without saying that rapid growth alone is not enough. It …

Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.7 billion people—are urban dwellers, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how …

Prof. Sheth’s book ‘Sustainability Edge’ could be more relevant to Indian enterprises than anyone else. The tremendous success of the Total Quality Movement in the decade of 2000 shows that Indian firms adopt game-changing models if they see perceived benefits …

Large scale distress among Indian farmers resulting in hundreds of them committing suicides each year is blamed primarily on their fi nancial plight. A closer look into why they get into such a situation, Prof. Anil K. Gupta reveals in …

A major contribution to understand how the environmental crisis is viewed globally and responded to by policy. This book highlights the manner in which key aspects in policy discourse—commodity, pricing, ownership, and regulation—have borrowed economic and trade principles to address …

“All substances are poisons; the right dose differentiates a poison and a remedy.” Modern food regulation is about determining what is that right dose in our daily diet. How is food safety defined? What are the global systems that regulate …

Carbon Accounting is a vital tool in enabling organisations to measure and report on their greenhouse gas emissions. As the need to respond to the causes and impacts of climate change becomes increasingly urgent, emissions calculations and inventories are a …

Economic Modeling, Analysis, and Policy for Sustainability (pp. 1-323). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0094-0 As the global economy continues to grow and change, issues concerning sustainability practices have become more prevalent. The implementation of efficient sustainability procedures offers significant assistance …

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