Game Theory and the Environment

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Seventeen articles apply game theory (such as analysis of the prisoner dilemma) to the study of how governments act regarding protecting the environment and respecting environmental treaties. Issues treated include global warming, international dynamic pollution control, migration and the environment, strategies for environmental negotiations, and commitment and fairness in environmental games. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858984155
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Pages: 448
  • Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

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Foreword
1 Game-theoretic modelling of environmental and resource problems: an introduction 1
2 Cooperation versus free-riding in international environmental affairs: two approaches 30
3 Dynamic resolution of inefficiency due to international environmental externalities 45
4 Commitment and fairness in environmental games 65
5 Acid rain and international environmental aid: transboundary air pollution between Finland, Russia and Estonia 84
6 Nuclear power games 98
7 Renegotiation-proof equilibria in a bargaining game over global emission reductions - does the instrumental framework matter? 135
8 Linking environmental and non-environmental problems in an international setting: the interconnected games approach 165
9 Strategies for environmental negotiations: issue linkage with heterogenous countries 181
10 Environmental conflicts and interconnected games: an experimental note on institutional design 204
11 Environmental conflicts with asymmetric information: theory and behaviour 219
12 International dynamic pollution control 237
13 Learning about global warming 255
14 Migration and the environment 287
15 Strategic international trade and transboundary pollution: a dynamic model 310
16 Going green or going abroad? Environmental policy, firm location and green consumerism 341
17 A game-theoretic approach to the roundwood market with capital stock determination 392
Index 415
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