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Climate Change and Global Equity

Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth A. Stanton - Business & Economics - 2014 - 220 pages
Ambitious measures to reduce carbon emissions are all too rare in reality, impeded by economic and political concerns rather than technological advances. In this timely ...
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Priceless: On Knowing the Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing ...

Frank Ackerman - 2010 - 356 pages
As clinical as it sounds to express the value of human lives, health, or the environment in cold dollars and cents, cost-benefit analysis requires it. More disturbingly, this ...
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Worst-Case Economics: Extreme Events in Climate and Finance

Frank Ackerman - Business & Economics - 2017 - 208 pages
Worst-case scenarios are all too real, and all too common. The financial crisis of 2008 was not the first or the last to destroy jobs, homeownership and the savings of millions ...
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The Changing Nature of Work

Frank Ackerman, Neva R. Goodwin, Laurie Dougherty, Kevin Gallagher - Business & Economics - 1998 - 456 pages
Human impacts on the environment are largely driven by economic forces. If a more ecologically sustainable world is to be achieved, significant changes must be made to the ...
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Hazardous to Our Wealth: Economic Policies in the 1980's

Frank Ackerman - Political Science - 1984 - 195 pages
This clear, readable primer on the economic debates of the 1980s is an invaluable tool for those seeking to understand the supply-side, military Keynesian, and monetary ...
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Reaganomics: Rhetoric Vs. Reality

Frank Ackerman - Political Science - 1982 - 166 pages
The best guide yet to the practical aims and consequences of Reaganomics.--Philadelphia Enquirer
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Poisoned for Pennies: The Economics of Toxics and Precaution

Frank Ackerman - Law - 2008 - 352 pages
“Cost-benefit analysis” is a term that is used so frequently we rarely stop to think about it. But relying on it can lead to some dubious conclusions, as Frank Ackerman points ...
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