Global outlook 2000: an economic, social and environmental perspective

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United Nations, 1990 - Political Science - 340 pages
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Written for general readers by the experts from the United Nations, this book looks back at the last 30 years & forward to 2000 to construct a realistic future scenario. This award-winning account projects that the world's economic & social development is headed for disaster unless policies change in response to current events & trends, including: disarmament, increased worldwide financial stability, unforeseen technological advances, & global efforts to save the environment.

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Introduction
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LongTerm Trends 19601990
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The World Economy to 2000
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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.

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