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Impacts of Macroeconomic Policies on the Environment, Natural Resources, and Welfare in Developing Countries

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses relationships between the macro economy and economic policy, and the environmental and resource situation in developing countries. It focuses on the distortive effects of ... More


The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recently, the public attention has turned toward the intricate interrelation between economic growth and global warming. This book focuses on this nexus but broadens the framework to study the issue. ... More


Environmental Rights and Environmental Justice: A Global Perspective

Tim Hayward

in Constitutional Environmental Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The main question of this chapter is whether the constitutional enhancement of citizens’ environmental rights in affluent states might exacerbate the environmental problems of poorer nations. It is ... More


Ecological Debt—The Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Andrew Simms

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter broadens the analysis of sovereign debt by incorporating ecological concerns. Centuries of consumption of the natural resources of the developing world by the developed world, resources ... More


Introduction

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter focuses on the impact of the globalization of economic activities on global growth, resources, and environment. It cites the increased demand for natural resources, ... More


Natural Resource Management and Human Security in Africa

Abiodun Alao

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter ties together the multi-dimensional links between natural resources management and human security in Africa. The central argument is that for human security to be well established in the ... More


The Right of Nonuse

Jan G. Laitos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195386066
eISBN:
9780199949656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386066.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book provides a different perspective on the real causes of the ills plaguing the world's resources and environment. It re-examines the very nature of nature, and from this new perspective, ... More


Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Aileen McHarg, Barry Barton, Adrian Bradbrook, and Lee Godden

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the various themes addressed in this book, which explores questions of the relationship between property law and energy and natural resources in a wide range of national as ... More


Public and Private Rights to Natural Resources and Differences in their Protection?

Anita Rønne

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses different entitlements to natural resources and the extent to which state ownership implies a different or less intensive regulation than where such ownership is not the case. ... More


Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action—A Review of International Experience 1

Priya Shyamsundar

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews international evidence on community-based natural resource management in three sectors: forestry, irrigation, and wildlife management. It asks how and in what way decentralized ... More


Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy: The Norwegian Case

Jan Fagerberg, David Mowery, and Bart Verspagen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551552
eISBN:
9780191720819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551552.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

Innovation is often associated with high-technology industries, such as information and communication technologies, scientific research in large-scale facilities in firms or universities, and ... More


Libertarian Theories of Intergenerational Justice

Hillel Steiner and Peter Vallentyne

in Intergenerational Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199282951
eISBN:
9780191712319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282951.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses and assesses various libertarian positions on intergenerational justice. The implications of the following issues are examined: various provisos on appropriation (and thus ... More


Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Aileen McHarg, Barry Barton, Adrian Bradbrook, and Lee Godden (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The law of energy and natural resources has always had a strong focus on property as one of its components, but there are relatively few comparative, book-length, treatments of both property law and ... More


Eminent Domain and Regulatory Changes

Luis Erize

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The concept of eminent domain is defined more as an emanation of public powers than as an outright property right, referring thus to the authority of the Sovereign to legislate and to set forth rules ... More


Nonrenewable Resources

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on dynamic models with exhaustible resources. It discusses protype growth models that incorporate and study the consequences of finitely available exhaustible resources. Some of ... More


Resource Abundance and Economic Development

R. M. Auty (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores the factors behind the underperformance of resource-abundant developing countries compared to resource-deficient countries. Drawing on research from various subfields within ... More


Introduction: Innovation in Norway

Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery, and Bart Verspagen

in Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy: The Norwegian Case

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551552
eISBN:
9780191720819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551552.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This introductory chapter focuses on the co-evolution of science, technology, and innovation policy and industrial structure in Norway. It develops an evolutionary and historically oriented approach ... More


Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Jean-Marie Baland and Jean-Philippe Platteau

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book focuses on the efficient and equitable management of local or village-level natural resources. It is divided into two parts. Part 1 provides an in-depth analysis on the optimal use of ... More


Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Towards a Definition of Sustainability

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a rationale for a conservationist policy, but argues against the preservation of all renewable natural resources. Production becomes more sensitive to resource degradation the ... More


Natural resources

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199272099
eISBN:
9780191602184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272093.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Multinational investment in natural resource exploitation grew rapidly in the 19th century. This was the first sector where entrepreneurs discerned and exploited opportunities to create value by ... More


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