Control and Game-Theoretic Models of the Environment / Edition 1

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Collects and integrates the work of engineers, mathematicians, and economists from around the world who have contributed to the development of an anlytical framework for an interdisciplinary approach to a wide range of environmental problems. The authors include modeling of the dynamics of the main variables involved in the "game" between nature and economics, and use these models to describe public policy prescriptions. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Environmental Game
Differential Game Models of Global Environmental Management 3
Sustainability and the Greenhouse Effect: Robustness Analysis of the Assimilation Function 25
Consumption of Renewable Environmental Assets, International Coordination and Time Preference 47
Sustainable International Agreements on Greenhouse Warming - A Game Theory Study 67
The Environmental Costs of Greenhouse Gas Emissions 89
Taxation and Environmental Innovation 109
Environmental Quality, Public Finance and Sustainable Growth 141
Environmental Pollution and Endogenous Growth: A Comparison Between Emission Taxes and Technological Standards 175
Rate-of-Return Regulation, Emission Charges and Behavior of Monopoly 201
Polluter's Capital Quality Standards and Subsidy-Tax Programs for Environmental Externalities: A Competitive Equilibrium Analysis 231
The ESS Maximum Principle as a Tool for Modeling and Managing Biological Systems 259
Pollution, Renewable Resources and Irreversibility 279
The Economic Management of High Seas Fishery Resources: Some Game Theoretic Aspects 299
Pollution-Induced Business Cycles: A Game Theoretical Analysis 319
Management of Effluent Discharges: A Dynamic Game Model 337
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