Economic Theory and Sustainable Development: What Can We Preserve for Future Generations?

Economic Theory and Sustainable Development: What Can We Preserve for Future Generations?

by Vincent Martinet

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138798816
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/16/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vincent Martinet is Junior Scientist at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), Thiverval-Grignon, France. His research focuses on the concept of sustainability, both from theoretical and applied viewpoints. His applied works cover sustainable fisheries management and biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part 1: The Sustainability Issue in the Economic Literature 2. The Sustainability Issue and Sustainability Concepts 3. The Economics of Intertemporal Decisions 4. The Emergence of Sustainability Criteria 5. Some Comments on Key Results... and Misleading Interpretations 6. What Can We Preserve for Future Generations? Part 2: Invariance Theories and Sustainable Development 7. Invariance in Growth Theory 8. Weak Invariance: the Viability Approach 9. What We Can Preserve for Future Generations 10. Conclusion

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