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Economic Growth and Environmental Policy

A Theoretical Approach (New Horizons in Environmental Economics)

by Frank Hettich

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Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental economics,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Political Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Economic development,
  • Environmental policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8916237M
    ISBN 101840643692
    ISBN 109781840643695

      This paper investigates the consequences of environmental policy for welfare, consumption and production growth in a situation in which environmental quality is initially too low. The natural environment is incorporated in endogenous growth theory in a way that is consistent with some simple notions from the laws of by: These increasing pressures on the environment from population and economic growth have so far out-paced environmental policies (OECD, ). Environmental objectives and the sustainability of development have attracted increasing attention in development strategies.

    Because development is a comprehensive process involving economic as well as social and environmental changes, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach. It attempts to describe and explain the complex relationships among various aspects of development, including population growth, economic growth, improvements in education and health. Beyond economic growth: meeting the challenges of global development (English) Abstract. This book is designed primarily to help readers broaden their knowledge of global issues, gain insight into their country's situation in a global context, and understand the problems of sustainable development both national and by:

      EPA report shows economic growth, environmental rules can co-exist. Ross Eisenberg, vice president of Energy and Resources policy for the National Association of Manufacturers, agrees the.   Yet many people, including some in China, are concerned that addressing environmental challenges will jeopardize economic growth. In The Economics of Air Pollution in China, leading Chinese economist Ma Jun makes the case that the trade-off between growth and environment is not inevitable. In his ambitious proposal to tackle severe air.


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Economic Growth and Environmental Policy by Frank Hettich Download PDF EPUB FB2

A key area of public policy in the last twenty years is the question of how, and how much, to protect vthe environment. At the heart of this has been the heated debate over the nature of the relationship between economic growth and environmental by: Abstract.

This chapter provides a summary of the energy-growth nexus (EGN) historical development and its factual context. Moreover, besides providing the connections with its close relative—the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) studies, it also and most importantly, provides insights into new challenges having appeared in the EGN and will start being handled by researchers very soon.

Focusing on the effects of environmental policy in closed and open economies in the short, medium and long term, this book uses dynamic modelling to study the interactions between economic growth, environmental policy and tax reform. The uncomfortable truth to be faced by policy makers is the following: Economic growth is ecologically unsustainable.

The total consumption of materials and energy needs to be reduced, starting with developed countries. De-growth strategy. Economic growth might also not be socially desirable. Your third book is The Theory of Economic Growth by W Arthur Lewis. He was the first Nobel Prize-winner in the subject of development economics.

He was also very much rooted in classical economics of the political-economy tradition as well as the classical economist’s concern with structural transformation of a developing economy.

"China is an economic miracle and an environmental nightmare. In Blue Skies over Beijing, Kahn and Zheng show how the path to a cleaner, greener China lies with its cities.

This is an important book on the connections between economic growth, the environment, and urbanization."―Richard Florida, author of Rise of the Creative ClassCited by:   Environmental policy, pollution and economic growth: New study finds regulation reduces pollution without negatively affecting GDP.

ScienceDaily. Retrieved from empirical relationship between economic growth and the environment at different stages of economic development and explore how economic growth might be decoupled from environmental pressures.

Particular attention is paid to the role of structural change, technological change and economic and environmental policies in the process of decoupling. Technological advances since the Industrial Revolution have paved the way for rapid economic growth.

Unfortunately, that progress often comes at the expense of environmental quality. Most scientists agree, for example, that human industrial activity contributes to. Economic growth vs climate security: We can have it all Growing economies tend to believe that effective climate policy comes at the cost of economic growth.

But there are ways for countries to make development less carbon-intensive and more resilient. A key area of public policy in the last twenty years is the question of how, and how much, to protect vthe environment.

At the heart of this has been the heated debate over the nature of the relationship between economic growth and environmental by:   In recent years, concerns about the outcomes and nature of economic growth have given way to a new emphasis on its quality.

This volume brings together prominent international contributors to consider a range of interrelated questions concerning the quality of growth in Africa, with a primary focus on sub-Saharan countries.

A new study suggests that air pollution policy reduces the extent to which population growth in metropolitan areas results in increased pollution emissions without disrupting the.

This paper examines the record of urban population growth, health, and health care spending in developing countries; describes the linkage between urban air pollution and health; and weighs policy responses to reduce stationary and mobile source air pollution. The stylized facts of developing countries necessitate adaptation and working within the limitations of each country, and argue for a.

"In this book, Frank Hettich uses dynamic modelling to study the interactions between economic growth, environmental policy and tax reform. He incorporates pollution and abatement technologies into different endogenous growth models that take into account consumer preferences and.

Book Description: China's Dilemma—Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change examines the challenges China will have to confront in order to maintain rapid growth while coping with the global financial turbulence, some rising socially destabilising tensions such as income inequality, an over-exploited environment and the long-term pressures of global warming.

Riane Eisler's book, “The Real Wealth of Nations,” proposes changes to the U.S. economic system by giving value to activities at the individual, societal, and environmental levels.

This economic policy contrasts with that of the United States. Economic growth can be defined as the increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time.

It is conventionally measured as the percent rate of increase in real gross domestic product, or real GDP. Growth is usually calculated in real terms - i.e., inflation-adjusted terms – to eliminate the distorting effect of inflation on the price.

This book, the result of an intensive collaboration between Asian and European academics, uses advanced modelling techniques to explore desirable policy options across the region.

It is strongly recommended for both researchers and policy makers with an. The golden age of high growth and low unemployment Workers and employers in the golden age The end of the golden age After stagflation: The fruits of a new policy regime Before the financial crisis: Households, banks, and the credit boom.

"The Green Growth Strategy, outlined in this book, provides recommendations and measurement tools to support countries' efforts to achieve economic growth and development, while at the same time.hand and sustainable production and economic growth on the other. The Government of Malawi adopted a National Environmental Policy in to provide guidance and set standards for development of sector policies in environment and natural resources.

It provided an overall framework againstFile Size: KB. Without adequate policy action, costs will continue to increase, and can have tangible effects on economic growth, for instance via reduced labour productivity. Similarly, the prospects for long-term growth are under stress – for example, climate change .