Where is the Wealth of Nations? Measuring Capital for the 21st Century
This book provides estimates of wealth and its components for nearly 120 countries. The first section introduces the wealth estimates and highlights the level and composition of wealth across countries. The second part analyzes changes in wealth and their implications for economic policy. The third part deepens the analysis by considering the importance of human and institutional capital, and by linking wealth to production. The fourth part reviews existing applications of resource and environmental accounting in developed and developing countries.