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Aggregate efforts: global public goods that depend on the combined efforts of all states

Scott Barrett

in Why Cooperate?: The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211890
eISBN:
9780191695827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211890.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the aggregate efforts for global public goods. Global public goods requiring aggregate efforts are particularly susceptible to free riding. This means that success depends on ... More


Resource Depletion, Climate Change, and Economic Growth1

Andrew Steer

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Current patterns of energy and natural resource use, agricultural practices, and urbanization seem largely unsustainable and require urgent remediation. Unchecked, these patterns will lead to ... More


Facing the Climate Change Challenge in a Global Economy

Lee Branstetter and William Pizer

in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Large, adverse effects of climate change are predicted in the decades to come and past greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have missed supposedly agreed and achievable targets, a reflection of two deep ... More


Environmental Concerns, the Global Commons, and the Indian Economy

Sangeeta Bansal

in Economics: Volume 2: India and the International Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458943
eISBN:
9780199086894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458943.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Scientific evidence of the link between growing rates of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change is growing. How to manage this global common resource has become one of the ... More


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