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RFF Global Environment and Development Set

RFF has always recognized that environmental issues have both local and global implications. Classic books in this collection include detailed investigations of population and economic growth, the role of natural resource information in economic development, the role of women in developing economies, and the use and protection of land in tropical as well as Antarctic settings.

The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.

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  1. The Seventh Continent

    Antarctica in a Resource Age

    By Deborah Shapley

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  2. Population and Development

    The Search for Selective Interventions

    By Ronald G. Ridker

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  3. The Development of Tropical Lands

    Policy Issues in Latin America

    By Michael Nelson

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  4. Foreign Investment in the Petroleum and Mineral Industries

    Case Studies of Investor-Host Country Relations

    By Raymond F. Mikesell

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    Raymond F. Mikesell deals with sources of conflict between private foreign investors and the governments of developing countries. He concludes that government ownership and control will expand and that foreign investors are most likely to become sellers of their special services rather than remain...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  5. Rural Women at Work

    Strategies for Development in South Asia

    By Ruth B. Dixon-Mueller

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  6. Natural Resource Information for Economic Development

    By Raymond F. Mikesell

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    This book discusses the problems of developing quality information on the availability of natural resources. Originally published in 1969...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  7. Economic Equality and Fertility in Developing Countries

    By Robert Repetto

    Series: RFF Global Environment and Development Set

    This book briefly reviews sociological, economic, and demographic literature pertaining to the relationship between income and fertility in developed and developing countries. He presents a conceptual framework to examine how fertility responds to changes in the distribution of household income....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

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