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Addressing triple threats to development
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Published 2009 by United Nations in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The return of the financial crisis: managing, vulnerabilities and deepening regional cooperation. Impact of the crisis on Asia-Pacific ; Growth outlook for 2009 ; Indicators of resilience and potential vulnerabilities ; From crisis-resilience to crisis-resistance: next steps
Food and fuel price shocks. Evolution of fuel and food prices ; Underlying reasons for the volatility of fuel and food prices ; Economic and social impacts ; The policy challenge: managing long-run fuel and food sustainability risks
The climate change challenge: reorienting development towards greener and sustainable growth. Climate change and related vulnerabilities ; Policy responses to climate change
Subregional variations: performance and policy responses. East and North-east Asia: impact of global financial crisis begins to take its tool ; North and Central Asia: overall a year of mixed results ; Pacific Island developing countries: global economic slowdown clouds long-term prospects ; South and South-west Asia: downward pressures but steadfast resilience ; South-east Asia: international financial crisis evolves into deepening subregional industrial crisis ; Developed economies in the ESCAP region: heightened contagion and deepening recession ; Conclusion
Converging crises: redirecting policies to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. Commonalities among the crises ; Convergence and policy stresses ; The future of Asia and the Pacific: investing in inclusive and sustainable development ; Towards an Asia-Pacific framework for inclusive and sustainable growth and development ; Conclusion
Statistical annex.

Edition Notes

Economic and social survey of Asia and the Pacific -- 2009, Economic and social survey of Asia and the Pacific -- 2009.

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XXVII, 195 str. :
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