Economic Theory And Exhaustible Resources by P. S. DasguptaEconomic Theory And Exhaustible Resources by P. S. Dasgupta

Economic Theory And Exhaustible Resources

byP. S. Dasgupta, G. M. Heal

Paperback | March 31, 1980

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A presentation of the economic principles relating to the use and management of natural resources, including analysis of optimal use policies.
Title:Economic Theory And Exhaustible ResourcesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:516 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.14 inPublished:March 31, 1980Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521297613

ISBN - 13:9780521297615


Table of Contents

1. A preview; 2. Resource allocation in a timeless world; 3. Externalities; 4. Intertemporal equilibrium; 5. Renewable resources: some ecological and environmental models; 6. Exhaustible resources: an introduction; 7. Production with exhaustible resources; 8. Resource depletion and capital accumulation in a competitive economy accumulation in a competitive economy; 9. Measureability, comparability and the aggregation of intergenerational welfares; 10. The optimal depletion of exhaustible; 11. Imperfect competition and exhaustible resources; 12. Taxation of exhaustible resources; 13. Uncertainty, information and the allocation of risk; 14. Uncertainty and the allocation of resources; 15. price movements in resource markets; 16. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.

From Our Editors

A book on the economics of exhaustible resources requires no justification. A long book does. The purist will find disquieting our two-asset, constant population model with which we analyse growth possibilities in an economy with exhaustible resources.