The Economics of Transnational Commons

The Economics of Transnational Commons

by Partha Dasgupta, Karl-Goran Maler, Alessandro Vercelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198292201

ISBN-13: 9780198292203

Pub. Date: 02/19/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is a multi-disciplinary volume of papers on the issue of common property resources such as forests, fisheries, the atmosphere, rivers, and oceans, ownership of which is common or shared. Management of these resources is especially complex if ownership is shared between nations. The contributors include distinguished economists, demographers, lawyers, and

Overview

This is a multi-disciplinary volume of papers on the issue of common property resources such as forests, fisheries, the atmosphere, rivers, and oceans, ownership of which is common or shared. Management of these resources is especially complex if ownership is shared between nations. The contributors include distinguished economists, demographers, lawyers, and scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198292203
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/19/1998
Series:
UNU/WIDER Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Abbreviations
Notes on Contributors
1. Introduction
2. Game-Theorisitic Models of Bargaining: An Introduction for Economists Studying the Transnational Commons
3. Transnational River Basins: Pervasive Unidirectional Externalities
4. The Interdependence between Environment and Development: Marine Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea
5. The Value of Biodiversity
6. Population Growth, Physical Resources, and Human Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa
7. Global Commons: Can they be Managed?
8. How Should International Greenhouse Gas Agreements Be Designed?
9. The International Protection of the Environment: Voluntary Agreements among Sovereign Countries
10. Protecting the Transnational Commons
11. Implications of a World Economy for Environmental Policy and Law
12. Cultural Beliefs as a Common Resource in an Integrating World
13. Cultural Diversity in the Global Ecumene
Index

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