Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Global Public Goods
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, and Marc Stern

Abstract

This collection of papers offers a new rationale and framework for international development cooperation. Its main argument is that in actual practice development cooperation has already moved beyond aid. In the name of aid (i.e., assistance to poor countries), we are today dealing with issues such as the ozone hole, global climate change, HIV, drug trafficking, and financial volatility. All of these issues are not really poverty related. Rather, they concern global housekeeping: ensuring an adequate provision of global public goods. Many important lessons could be drawn by first recognizing t ... More

Keywords: international development cooperation, aid, ozone hole, global climate change, HIV, drug trafficking, financial volatility, poverty, global public goods, international policy making

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780195130522
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195130529.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Inge Kaul, editor

Isabelle Grunberg, editor

Marc Stern, editor
all at United Nations Development Programme
Author Webpage

Contents

View:

Concepts

Defining Global Public Goods

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern

Equity and Justice

Equity in a global Public Goods Framework J. Mohan Rao Distributive Justice As an International Public Good: A Historical Perspective Ethan B. Kapstein Global Justice: Beyond International Equity Amartya Sen

Global Justice

Amartya Sen

Market Efficiency

Deep Integration and Trade Agreements: Good for Developing Countries? Nancy Birdsall and Robert Z. Lawrence International Financial Instability Charles Wyplosz

Deep Integration and Trade Agreements

Nancy Birdsall and Robert Z. Lawrence

Environment and Cultural Heritage

Montreal versus Kyoto: International Cooperation and the Global Environment Scott Barrett New Strategies for the Provision of Global Public Goods: Learning from International Environmental Challenges Geoffrey Heal Cultural Heritage As Public Good: Economic Analysis Applied to Historic Cities Ismail Serageldin

Montreal versus Kyoto

Scott Barrett

Health

Global Epidemiological Surveillance: International Cooperation To Monitor Infectious Diseases Mark W. Zacher Health As A Global Public Good Lincoln C. Chen, Tim G. Evans and Richard A. Cash

Health as a Global Public Good

Lincoln C. Chen, Tim G. Evans and Richard A. Cash

Knowledge and Information

Knowledge As a Global Public Good Joseph E. Stiglitz Global Communications for a More Equitable World J. Habib Sy The Public Face of Cyberspace Debora L. Spar

Peace and Security

Preventing Deadly Conflict: From Global Housekeeping To Neighbourhood Watch David A. Hamburg and Jane E. Holl Peace As A Global Public Good Ruben P. Mendez

Preventing Deadly Conflict

David A. Hamburg and Jane E. Holl

Policy Implications

Regional Public Goods in International Assistance

Lisa D. Cook and Jeffrey Sachs

Conclusion

Global Public Goods

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern