Governing the Global Environment (Globalization of the World Economy)

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Previously published between 1985 and 2002, the 28 papers that Carraro (econometrics and environmental economics, U. of Venice, Italy) collects here address three major issues related to the effort to manage global environmental problems. Contributions examine a framework of sustainable development in terms of coalition formation theory; explore the design of institutions and policy rules that will minimize incentives to free ride in such areas as global warming and ozone depletion; and discuss applications related to climate change, the ozone layer, biodiversity, and acid rain. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Global Governance for Sustainable Development
1 Defining Global Public Goods 3
2 Free-Rider Problems in the Production of Collective Goods 21
3 Coordination versus Prisoners 50
4 Diplomacy and Domestic Politics: The Logic of Two-level Games 70
5 Intergenerational Public Goods: Strategies, Efficiency and Institutions 104
6 International Cooperation for Sale 135
7 On the Political Economy of Global Environmental Regulation 153
8 Self-enforcing International Environmental Agreements 199
9 Strategies for the International Protection of the Environment 216
10 Formation of International Environmental Agreements 236
11 Management of Transnational Commons: Coordination, Publicness, and Treaty Formation 258
12 Incentives to Participate in an International Environmental Agreement 276
13 Towards a Theory of International Environmental Cooperation 294
14 Cooperation Versus Free-riding in International Environmental Affairs: Two Approaches 336
15 Transfers, Commitments, and Issue Linkage in International Environmental Negotiations 351
16 How Regime Theory and the Economic Theory of International Environmental Cooperation Can Learn from Each Other 371
17 Efficient Climate Policy in the Presence of Free Riders 401
18 Reconstructing Climate Policy: The Paths Ahead 417
19 Climate Change Policy: Models, Controversies and Strategies 423
20 Is the Ozone Depletion Regime a Model for an Emerging Regime on Global Warming? 491
21 Montreal versus Kyoto: International Cooperation and the Global Environment 505
22 The Biodiversity Supergame 535
23 Biodiversity, Trade and International Agreements 547
24 The Acid Rain Game 569
25 The Acid Rain Game as a Resource Allocation Process with an Application to the International Cooperation among Finland, Russia and Estonia 591
26 Stable Coalition Structures with Externalities 613
27 Non-cooperative Models of Coalition Formation in Games with Spillovers 650
28 Modelling International Policy Games 692
Name Index 707
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