World Development Report 1992: Development and the Environment (World Bank Development Report)

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This annual reference work on the world economy and the state of social and economic development focuses on environmental issues. It analyzes key linkages between the natural environment and economic growth, population and poverty. It also assesses policy and programme options for promoting sustainable development and the stewardship of natural resources.

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The World Bank Group is a group of five international organizations responsible for providing finance and advice to countries for the purposes of economic development and poverty reduction, and for encouraging and safeguarding international investment. The group and its affiliates have their
headquarters in Washington, D.C., with local offices in 124 member countries.

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"Excellent update of world wide developments!"--Chartee Lewis, Bryant College

"Enthusiastically adopted again this year for classroom use. Both the central theme and the statistical appendix make the report a useful one for teachers and students."--Bruce Herrick, Washington and Lee University

"Sustainable development must be the watchwowrd of the '90s. The first topic in your overview captures exactly the spirit of this thrust: 'Focusing on the Right Problems.' You certainly have!"--Jerry Pitzl, Macalester College

"Excellent as usual."--Mansour O. El-kikhia, University of Texas

"One of the very best supplemental texts in either international business or international marketing courses."--Andrew Gross, Cleveland State University

"This is the best edition since the 1984 issue on population."--Mary P. Lavine, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

"An excellent source of data."--Claude M. Vongerd, Fairleigh Dickinson University

"Very useful...valuable data on developing countries."--D.W. Norman, Kansas State University

"The WDR makes a very important contribution in articulating the interrelationship between environmental protection and long-term ecconomic growth."--International Environmental Affairs

"Stresses that preservation of the environment and promotion of economic development are inextricably linked."--Network '92

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