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Dynamic systems, economic growth, and the environment. (English) Zbl 1177.91008

Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance 12. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 978-3-642-02131-2/hbk; 978-3-642-26129-9/pbk; 978-3-642-02132-9/ebook). xviii, 289 p. (2010).
Publisher’s description: The book focuses on the sustainability of economic growth in a changing environment, under the effects of global warming, dwindling energy resources, and technological change. It also provides explanations for significant fluctuations in countries’ growth rates. The results are derived from historical evidence on economic growth in relation to environmental policy, technological change, development of transport infrastructure, population issues, and environmental mortality. The rigorous analysis of theoretical and applied aspects reveals important policy implications for optimal investment, optimal timing of abatement activities, and for an optimal balancing of economic growth with environmental concerns.
The articles of this volume will not be indexed individually.

MSC:

91-06 Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc. pertaining to game theory, economics, and finance
91B62 Economic growth models
91B76 Environmental economics (natural resource models, harvesting, pollution, etc.)
00B15 Collections of articles of miscellaneous specific interest
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