About this book
&i;`Carlo Carraro has assembled a splendid set of papers by leading economists that address a key issue of our era: global governance with particular attention to environmental concerns.'&o; Wallace E. Oates, University of Maryland, College Park and Resources for the Future, US
Part 1 Global governance and global public goods: defining global public goods, Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern; free-rider problems in the production of collective goods, Jean Hampton; coordination versus prisoner's dilemma - implications for international cooperation and regimes, Duncan Snidal; diplomacy and domestic politics - the logic of two-level games, Robert D. Putnam; intergenerational public goods - strategies, efficiency and institutions, Todd Sandler; international cooperation for sale, Scott Barrett. Part II Environmental global governance: on the political economy of global environmental regulation, Jonathan Baert Wiener; self-enforcing international environmental agreements, Scott Barrett; strategies for the international protection of the environment, Carlo Carraro and Domenico Siniscalco; formation of international environmental agreements, Geoffrey Heal; management of transnational commons - coordination, publicness and treaty formation, Todd Sandler and Keith Sargent; incentives to participate in an international environmental agreement, Michael Hoel and Kersin Schneider; towards a theory of international environmental cooperation, Scott Barrett; cooperation versus free-riding in international affairs - two approaches, Henry Tulkens; transfers, commitments and issue linkage in international environmental negotiations, Carlo Carraro and Domenico Siniscalco; how regime theory and the economic theory of international environmental cooperation can learn from each other, Eric Neumayer. Part III Applications to global environmental problems: climate change - efficient climate policy in the presence of free riders, Michael Hoel, reconstructing climate policy - the paths ahead, Richard B. Stewart and Jonathan B. Wiener, climate change policy - models, controversies and strategies, Carlo Carraro; ozone layer - is the ozone depletion regime a model for an emerging regime on global warming?, Winfried Lang, Montreal versus Kyoto - international cooperation and the global environment; biodiversity - the biodiversity supergame, Scott Barrett, biodiversity, trade and international agreements, Edward B. Barbier; acid rain - the acid rain game, Karl-Goran Maler, the acid rain game as a resource allocation process with an application to the international cooperation among Finland, Russia and Estonia, Veijo capital, Karl-Goran Maler and Henry Tulkens. Part IV Tools: stable coalition structures with externalities, Sang-Seung Yi; non-cooperative models of coalition formation in games with spillovers, Francis Bloch; modelling international policy games - lessons from European monetary coordination, Carlo Carraro.