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Making development more sustainable: sustainomics framework and practical applications

Author: Munasinghe, Mohan Corporate author: Munasinghe Institute for Development Series: Munasinghe Institute for Development series on growth and sustainable development ; 6 Publisher: Mind Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 636 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789551672003Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Making Development More Sustainable: Sustainomics Framework and Practical Applications Contents Foreword by James Gustave Speth Author's Prologue PART A: FRAMEWORK AND FUNDAMENTALS 1: OVERVIEW AND SUMMARY 1.1 Outline of the book 1.2 Rationale and motivations 1.3 Brief history and summary of sustainomics 1.4 Millennium development prospects and worldwide status 2: SUSTAINOMICS FRAMEWORK 2.1 Overview 2.2 Basic concepts and principles 2.3 Key elements of the sustainable development triangle 2.4 Integration of economic, social and environmental elements 2.5 Tools and methods for integrated analysis and assessment 2.6 Restructuring development and growth for greater sustainability 3: ECONOMICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT 3.1 Human activities and the environment 3.2 Conventional project evaluation 3.3 Measuring costs and benefits 3.4 Basic concepts for valuing environmental costs and benefits 3.5 Multi-criteria analysis 3.6 Discount rate, risk and uncertainty 3.7 Economywide policies and the environment 4: ECOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS 4.1 Conceptual framework linking ecological and socio-economic systems 4.2 Property rights, governance and ecological-social linkages 4.3 Environmental and social assessment 1 2 7 19 24 30 30 31 39 45 55 64 73 73 74 79 84 90 93 98 114 115 122 132 xi xiii PART B: CASE STUDIES AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS PART B(i): GLOBAL AND TRANSNATIONAL APPLICATIONS 5: GLOBAL ANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS 5.1 Climate change and sustainable development 5.2 Applying the sustainomics framework to climate change 5.3 Climate change adaptation and mitigation 5.4 Global level interactions between climate change and sustainable development 5.5 Greenhouse gas mitigation prospects in Sri Lanka 5.6 Real options framework for carbon trading under uncertainty 6: INTERNATIONAL PROCESS APPLICATIONS: MULTI-LEVEL, MULTISTAKEHOLDER, TRANS-DISCIPLINARY DIALOGUES 6.1 Global transdisciplinary scientific dialogue on climate change and sustainable development 6.2 Multilevel integration of millennium ecosystem assessment (MA) results and millennium development goals (MDG) 6.3 Using the AIM to analyse MA-MDG links at the national and global levels 6.4 Dams and development: multilevel, multistakeholder dialogue 6.5 Evaluation of the DDP (2001-2004) 6.6 DDP evaluation conclusions and results PART B(ii): NATIONAL AND MACROECONOMIC APPLICATIONS 7: NATIONAL ECONOMYWIDE APPLICATIONS 7.1 Historical evolution of ideas 7.2 Empirical evidence 7.3 Framework for analysis 7.4 Case study of Brazil - making long-term development more sustainable 8: MATHEMATICAL MACRO-MODEL APPLICATIONS 8.1 Optimal growth models and sustainable development 8.2 Economic and non-economic costs and benefits of growth 8.3 An optimisation model: ECOL-OPT-GROWTH-1 8.4 ECOL-OPT-GROWTH-1 model conclusions 8.5 Macroeconomic policies, second-best theory, and environmental harm 8.6 Developing country case studies ANNEX A8.1 ANNEX A8.2 217 218 221 225 231 249 249 250 252 259 260 263 268 273 138 138 141 152 156 162 174 181 182 186 191 197 203 206 9: COMPUTABLE GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM (CGE) MODELING APPLICATIONS 276 9.1 Economywide cross effects of social and environmental policies in Chile 276 9.2 Review of economic, social and environmental issues and policies 280 9.3 Interactions between social, environmental and economic policies 288 9.4 Chile case study conclusions 295 9.5 Economywide policies and deforestation in Costa Rica 296 9.6 Modeling approach 300 9.7 Main findings of the Costa Rica study 307 ANNEX A9.1 ANNEX A9.2 312 315 PART B(iii): SUB-NATIONAL SECTORAL AND SYSTEM APPLICATIONS 10: ENERGY SECTOR APPLICATIONS 10.1 Energy and sustainable development 10.2 Framework for sustainable energy development (SED) 10.3 Applying SED to power planning in Sri Lanka 10.4 Energy policy options 10.5 Assessing the sustainability of energy policies in South Africa 10.6 Making electricity development more sustainable in the UK 11: TRANSPORT SECTOR APPLICATIONS 11.1 Generic priorities for sustainable transport 11.2 Health damage costs of air pollution in Sri Lanka 11.3 Traffic congestion ­ economic and environmental sustainability 11.4 Other options for reducing traffic congestion 11.5 Sustainable transport policy in Sri Lanka 12: WATER RESOURCE APPLICATIONS 12.1 Hydrological cycle and human actions 12.2 Water and development 12.3 Sustainable water resources management and policy (SWAMP) 12.4 Management of groundwater depletion and saline intrusion in the Philippines 12.5 Policy implementation issues 12.6 Simple water filtration method for cholera prevention in Bangladesh 319 319 328 340 347 351 357 362 362 364 370 383 390 395 395 399 407 412 419 422 13: ECOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL SYSTEM APPLICATIONS 429 13.1 Sustainable management of tropical forests 13.2 Valuing forest ecosystems in Madagascar 13.3 Agriculture and climate change 13.4 Climate impacts on agriculture in Sri Lanka 14: RESOURCE PRICING POLICY APPLICATIONS 14.1 Sustainable pricing policy (SPP) 14.2 Extensions of the basic model 14.3 Calculating economically efficient prices based on strict LRMC 14.4 Adjusting efficient prices to meet other objectives 14.5 Sustainable pricing of water resources ANNEX A14.1 ANNEX A 14.2 PART B(iv): PROJECT AND LOCAL APPLICATIONS 15: PROJECT APPLICATIONS 15.1 Small hydro projects and sustainable energy development in Sri Lanka 15.2 Main findings of small hydro study 15.3 New and renewable energy projects: case study of solar photovoltaics (PV) 15.4 Sustainable rural electrification based on renewable energy 15.5 Evaluating a typical water supply project in a poor African village 16: LOCAL APPLICATIONS -- HAZARDS, DISASTERS AND URBAN GROWTH 16.1 Sustainable hazard reduction and disaster management (SHARM) 16.2 The 2004 Asian Tsunami -- a preliminary assessment 16.3 Sustainability of long term growth in Asian cities 16.4 Urban vulnerability, natural hazards and environmental degradation Bibliography Index 429 439 446 450 465 465 472 482 487 493 498 504 509 509 514 518 525 540 547 548 557 572 579 586 627

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