Economic Theory and Global Warming

Economic Theory and Global Warming

by Hirofumi Uzawa
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052106659X

ISBN-13: 9780521066594

Pub. Date: 10/27/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Hirofumi Uzawa's theoretical framework addresses three major problems concerning global warming and other environmental hazards. First, it considers all phenomena involved with global environmental issues that exhibit externalities of one kind or another. Secondly, it covers global environmental issues involving international and intergenerational equity and

Overview

Hirofumi Uzawa's theoretical framework addresses three major problems concerning global warming and other environmental hazards. First, it considers all phenomena involved with global environmental issues that exhibit externalities of one kind or another. Secondly, it covers global environmental issues involving international and intergenerational equity and justice. Lastly, it deals with global environmental issues concerning the management of the atmosphere, the oceans, water, soil, and other natural resources having to be decided by a consensus of affected countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521066594
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/27/2008
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Global warming and carbon taxes; 2. Pareto-optimality and social optimum; 3. Global warming and tradeable emission permits; 4. Global warming - dynamic analysis; 5. Dynamic optimality and sustainability; 6. Global warming and forests - an alternative approach; 7. Global warming as a cooperative game.

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