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The Desirability of Natural Resource Depletion

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the Club of Rome model using a polemical style. The second section contains the bulk of the discussion, and includes discussions on some numerical calculations that are ... More


Exhaustible resources

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers whether sustained economic growth is feasible when an exhaustible and non-renewable resource is used in production. Examples of exhaustible natural resources are fossil fuels ... More


Carbon Taxes and the Green Paradox

Michael Hoel

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A sufficiently high carbon tax will reduce near-term carbon emissions compared with the case of no tax. For lower tax rates that increase faster than some threshold that is at least as high as the ... More


Wealth and Sustainability

Kirk Hamilton, John Hartwick, Kirk Hamilton, and John Hartwick

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In 1974, it was a live question whether the exhaustion of natural resources, such as oil, would necessarily lead to the decline of economic activity. Solow showed that constant levels of consumption ... More


Does a Future Rise in Carbon Taxes Harm the Climate?

Florian Habermacher and Gebhard Kirchgässner

in Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources: The Green Paradox and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027885
eISBN:
9780262319836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027885.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Any path of positive, global climate taxes will, under realistic assumptions, reduce cumulative long-run emissions, that is, there is no very strong Green Paradox. A tax may, however, increase ... More


The Green Paradox: A Mirage?

Karen Pittel, Rick van der Ploeg, and Cees Withagen

in Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources: The Green Paradox and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027885
eISBN:
9780262319836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027885.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter sets out what the Green Paradox is and also discusses its limitations. Although too rapidly rising carbon taxes and renewable subsidies may accelerate global warming, they also incite ... More


The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Rolando Ossowski and Håvard Halland

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many countries have set up sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) as vehicles for public saving and wealth management. The majority are in resource-exporting countries; frequently stated objectives are ... More


Exceptions

James Munro

in Emissions Trading Schemes under International Economic Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828709
eISBN:
9780191867101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828709.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 9 provides an overview of the availability and applicability of exceptions that could potentially save aspects of emissions trading schemes that otherwise violate international economic law. ... More


Introductory Note: The WTO Dispute Settlement System in 2012

Joanna Gomula

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2013, Volume I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388660
eISBN:
9780190271886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388660.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights selected legal issues, which were reviewed by panels and the Appelleate Body in reports adopted in 2012. In particular, three disputes reviewed under the Agreement on ... More


Introductory Note: The WTO Dispute Settlement System in 2014

Joanna Gomula

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190647759
eISBN:
9780190647766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190647759.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In 2014, WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports were adopted in five disputes, two of which received much public attention. In EC—Seals, at issue was a ban on the importation of seal products in the ... More


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