World Economic and Social Survey 2008

World Economic and Social Survey 2008

Overcoming Economic Insecurity

eBook - 2008
Rate this:
Book News
Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, the World Economic and Social Survey 2008 focuses on the issue of economic insecurity. It first discusses macroeconomic insecurity, examining external shocks and volatility, labor market vulnerabilities, and counter-cyclical macroeconomic policies. It then explores the climatic threat to economic security in a chapter that covers disaster dynamics, strategies to increase resilience and diminish disaster impact, and multilateral initiatives for disaster relief and prevention. The relationship between economic insecurity and civil conflict is examined next and a final chapter examines poverty, insecurity, and development risks, with sections on markets and social cohesion, risk mitigation, risk adaptation, and risk coping. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : United Nations, 2008
ISBN: 9781435663923
1435663926
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxx, 202 pages) : color illustrations
Alternative Title: Overcoming economic insecurity

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top