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Fragile futures : the uncertain economics of disasters, pandemics, and climate change

Fragile futures : the uncertain economics of disasters, pandemics, and climate change

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Tanzi, Vito, author.
서명 / 저자사항
Fragile futures : the uncertain economics of disasters, pandemics, and climate change / Vito Tanzi, Independent Scholar.
발행사항
New York, NY :   Cambridge University Press,   2022.  
형태사항
vi, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9781009100120 9781009112888
요약
"This book revisits a distinction introduced in 1921 by economists Frank Knight and John Maynard Keynes: that between statistically predictable future events ("risks") and statistically unpredictable, uncertain events ("uncertainties"). Governments have generally ignored the latter, perceiving phenomena such as pandemics, natural disasters, and climate change as uncontrollable Acts of God. As a result, there has been little if any preparation for future catastrophes. Our modern society is more interconnected and more globalized than ever. Dealing with uncertain future events requires a stronger and more globally coordinated government response. This book suggests a larger, more global government role in dealing with these disasters and keeping economic inequalities low. Major institutional changes, such as regulating the private sector for the common good and dealing with special harms, risks and crises, especially those concerning climate change and pandemics, are necessary in order to achieve any semblance of future progress for humankind"--
서지주기
Includes bibliographical references and index.
일반주제명
Economic history --21st century --Forecasting. Economic development --Forecasting. Public administration. Natural disasters --Forecasting. International organization. Organizational change.
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504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references and index.
520 ▼a "This book revisits a distinction introduced in 1921 by economists Frank Knight and John Maynard Keynes: that between statistically predictable future events ("risks") and statistically unpredictable, uncertain events ("uncertainties"). Governments have generally ignored the latter, perceiving phenomena such as pandemics, natural disasters, and climate change as uncontrollable Acts of God. As a result, there has been little if any preparation for future catastrophes. Our modern society is more interconnected and more globalized than ever. Dealing with uncertain future events requires a stronger and more globally coordinated government response. This book suggests a larger, more global government role in dealing with these disasters and keeping economic inequalities low. Major institutional changes, such as regulating the private sector for the common good and dealing with special harms, risks and crises, especially those concerning climate change and pandemics, are necessary in order to achieve any semblance of future progress for humankind"-- ▼c Provided by publisher.
650 0 ▼a Economic history ▼y 21st century ▼x Forecasting.
650 0 ▼a Economic development ▼x Forecasting.
650 0 ▼a Public administration.
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650 0 ▼a Organizational change.
945 ▼a ITMT

소장정보

No. 소장처 청구기호 등록번호 도서상태 반납예정일 예약 서비스
No. 1 소장처 중앙도서관/서고6층/ 청구기호 330.900112 T171f 등록번호 111868944 도서상태 대출가능 반납예정일 예약 서비스 B M

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목차

Part I. Uncertain Future Events and Reactions to Them: 1. Introduction; 2. Risky versus uncertain events; 3. Taxonomy of disasters; 4. Democracy, capitalism and random events; Part II. A Survey of Past Pandemics and Other Disasters: 5. Uncertain future events and policies; 6. Pandemics, famines and climate change; 7. Major natural disasters; 8. Atomic disasters; 9. Industrial disasters; 10. Economic principles for disasters; Part III. Climate Change and Global Warming: 11. When the Earth became man''s private property; 12. Early concerns about the environment; 13. From environmental concerns to climate change; Part IV. Back to Some Theoretical Issues: 14. Human needs and economic theory; 15. Concluding thoughts.

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