On the surface there is agreement, sustainable development refers to a broad set of issues, going beyond the relationship between the economy and the environment to encompass human and social concerns. Scratch the surface and you open a Pandora's box of differing notions of sustainability and means of achieving it. How can progress towards sustainable development be measured then? The major difficulty in developing indicators to track progress towards sustainable development is not the lack of data but rather the lack of frameworks to organise and synthesize existing information. This volume b
FOREWORD; CONTENTS; REPORT OF THE SEPTEMBER 1999 OECD EXPERT WORKSHOP ON THE MEASUREMENT OFSUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Carl Obst; A FRAMEWORK FOR MEASURING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Anne Harrison; A FRAMEWORK TO MEASURE THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE ECONOMY AND THEENVIRONMENT Alessandra Alfieri; MEASURING THE WEALTH OF NATIONS Kirk Hamilton and John A. Dixon; SOCIAL CAPITAL, HUMAN CAPITAL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Tom Schuller; GENUINE SAVING AS A SUSTAINABILITY INDICATOR Kirk Hamilton; THE POLICY RELEVANCE AND USES OF AGGREGATE INDICATORS: GENUINE SAVINGS David Pearce
MEASURING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE FOR A SYSTEMATIC PHYSICALFRAMEWORK Allen L. Hammond and Emily MatthewsTECHNOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Giles Atkinson; HEADLINE INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED KINGDOM Hillary Hillier; MEASURING DEVELOPMENT PROGRESS: A WORKING SET OF CORE INDICATORS Brian Hammond; OECD AGRI-ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS Kevin Parris; IEA ENERGY/EMISSION INDICATORS Fridtjof Unander and Lee Schipper; TERRITORIAL INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WHY? AND HOW? Heino Von Meyer; LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
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