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Global Environmental Economics

By: Hans W Gottinger

326 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #75345 | ISBN: 0792380924
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The major purpose of this book is to contribute to better economic policy analysis through improvements in models studying the economic impacts of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases, and to show ways in which economic instruments can effectively be put to use to alleviate such problems.


1. Issues of Global Environmental Economics. 2. Economic Models of Optimal Energy Use Under Environmental Constraints. 3. Uncertainty in Economic Models of Optimal Energy Use. 4. Long-Run Investment and Technical Progress: Dynamic and Vintage-Type Models. 5. Energy - Economy - Environmental Models with Special Reference to CO2 Emission Control. 6. A Simple Endogenous Model of Economic Activity and Climate Change. 7. Global Environmental Economics and Economic Growth. 8. Optimal Economic Growth when CO2 Constraints are Critical. 9. Uncertainty, Value of Information and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. 10. Decentralized Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Co-ordination and Co-operation. Appendices.

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