Dynamic Systems, Economic Growth, and the Environment

Dynamic Systems, Economic Growth, and the Environment


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Dynamic Systems, Economic Growth, and the Environment by Jesús Crespo Cuaresma

The major goal of the book is to create an environment for matching different d- ciplinary approaches to studying economic growth. This goal is implemented on the basis of results of the Symposium “Applications of Dynamic Systems to E- nomic Growth with Environment” which was held at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) on the 7th–8th of November, 2008, within the IIASA Project “Driving Forces of Economic Growth” (ECG). The symposium was organized by coordinators of the ECG project: Jesus Crespo-Cuaresma from IIASA World Population Program, and Tapio Palokangas and Alexander Tarasyev from IIASA Dynamic Systems Program. The book addresses the issues of sustainability of economic growth in a cha- ing environment, global warming and exhausting energy resources, technological change, and also focuses on explanations of signi?cant ?uctuations in countries’ growth rates. The chapters focus on the analysis of historical economic growth - periences in relation to environmental policy, technological change, development of transport infrastructure, population issues and environmental mortality. The book is written in a popular-science style, accessible to any intelligent lay reader. The prime audience for the book is economists, mathematicians and en- neersworkingonproblemsofeconomicgrowthandenvironment.Themathematical part of the book is presented in a rigorous manner, and the detailed analysis is - pected to be of interest to specialists in optimal control and applications to economic modeling. The book consists of four interrelated parts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642261299
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/29/2012
Series: Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance , #12
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 289
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Dynamic Systems in Growth Models.- On Adequate Transversality Conditions forInfinite Horizon Optimal Control Problems—AFamous Example of Halkin.- Sequential Precision of Predictions inModels ofEconomic Growth.- High Order Precision Estimates in Algorithms for Solving Problems of Economic Growth.- Growth and Environment.- Growth and Climate Change: Threshold and Multiple Equilibria.- Optimal Economic Growth Under Stochastic Environmental Impact: Sensitivity Analysis.- Optimal Economic Growth with a Random Environmental Shock.- Growth and Environmental Policy.- Prices Versus Quantities in a Vintage Capital Model.- International Emission Policy with Lobbying and Technological Change.- The Role of Product Differentiation intheProducer-targeted Promotion ofRenewable Energy Technologies.- Dynamic Oligopoly with Capital Accumulation and Environmental Externality.- On a Decentralized Boundedly Rational Emission Reduction Strategy.- Applications.- Environmental Mortality and Long-Run Growth.- Development of Transportation Infrastructure in the Context of Economic Growth.

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