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Where is the wealth of nations? Measuring capital for the 21st century

Author: World Bank Publisher: World Bank Publications 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 188 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0821363549Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Where is the Wealth of Nations? Measuring Capital for the 21st Century Table of Contents Foreword vii Acknowledgments viii Acronyms and Abbreviations ix Looking for the Wealth of Nations--A Logical Map xi Executive Summary xiii Part 1--Wealth Accounting 1 Chapter 1. Introduction: The Millennium Capital Assessment 3 Chapter 2. The Wealth Stock Estimates 19 Part 2--Changes in Wealth 33 Chapter 3. Recent Genuine Saving Estimates 35 Chapter 4. The Importance of Investing Resource Rents: A Hartwick Rule Counterfactual 49 Chapter 5. The Importance of Population Dynamics: Changes in Wealth per Capita 61 Chapter 6. Testing Genuine Saving 71 Part 3--Wealth, Production, and Development 85 Chapter 7. Explaining the Intangible Capital Residual: The Role of Human Capital and Institutions 87 Chapter 8. Wealth and Production 101 Part 4--International Experience 119 Chapter 9. Developing and Using Environmental Accounts 121 Appendixes: Sources and Methods 141 Appendix 1. Building the Wealth Estimates 143 Appendix 2. Wealth Estimates by Country, 2000 159 Appendix 3. Genuine Saving Estimates by Country, 2000 163 Appendix 4. Change in Wealth per Capita, 2000 169 References 173 Index 181

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